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Wisconsin COVID-19 death rate rises, highest in 100 days

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MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – Wisconsin’s dying fee from COVID-19 rose to 1.03% on Thursday when the state’s dying toll rose to five,290. Forty-two extra deaths had been reported to the state since Wednesday. The final time the dying fee was 1.03% was October 6 — 100 days in the past. It reached a low of 0.84% in November however began a sluggish rise on Nov. 24.

Counties that reported the 42 deaths had been Columbia (2), Dane (4), Dodge, (2), Eau Claire, Kenosha, Marinette (2), Milwaukee (5), Monroe, Oneida (2), Outagamie, Portage (3), Racine (4), Rock, Sheboygan (8), St. Croix, Trempealeau, Vilas (2) and Wooden.

The Wisconsin Division of Well being Companies (DHS) obtained 9,699 coronavirus take a look at outcomes prior to now 24-hour interval, essentially the most ends in six days for being folks examined for the primary time or testing constructive for the COVID-19 virus for the primary time. 2,712 of those outcomes had been constructive, for a positivity fee of 28%. The opposite 6,987 had been destructive. It’s the fifth day in a row the state reported fewer than 3,000 new circumstances, and the 7-day common fell to 2,492 circumstances per day.

County-by-county case and dying numbers seem later on this article.

One other 99 folks had been hospitalized for severe signs of COVID-19. Up to now, 22,804 folks have ever been hospitalized for COVID-19 therapy in Wisconsin, which is 4.4% of all recognized circumstances. It’s the third time in 7 days that new hospitalizations had been in double digits, however the 7-day common was unchanged at 105 sufferers per day.

Wisconsin now has 27,862 energetic coronavirus circumstances — individuals who had been recognized or first skilled signs within the final 30 days and haven’t been medically cleared — which is 5.4% of all recognized circumstances. One other 482,669 — or 93.6% of all circumstances — are thought-about recovered. The state acknowledges individuals who fall into this recovered class should expertise lingering signs of the an infection.

Taking a look at all exams, together with people tested multiple times, reminiscent of well being care staff or sufferers being handled for COVID-19, the DHS calculates the 7-day common for the positivity fee was down to eight.9% on Wednesday. The state obtained 27,556 outcomes on Wednesday, with 1,933 of them constructive. These numbers are preliminary and embody destructive exams present process additional assessment. Reporting one take a look at per per individual, regardless of what number of occasions they’re examined, is taken into account a greater indicator of the virus’s unfold in the neighborhood and is how the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention compiles its personal stories.

COVID-19 vaccinations

Preliminary knowledge from the DHS present 12,889 folks obtained a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. The state report doesn’t say what number of of those had been a primary or second (and closing) dose. Of those, 9,454 had been the Pfizer vaccine and the opposite 3,435 had been the Moderna vaccine.

A complete 195,152 doses (up to date determine) have been administered since Dec. 15, giving the state a every day common of 6,505 “photographs within the arm” (up to date determine) for the previous 30 days.

In its newest weekly replace (click here), the DHS reported 607,650 doses of Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines have been allotted to Wisconsin by the federal authorities, and 373,100 of those have been shipped to hubs or services round Wisconsin. The state updates stories on allocations and shipments each Tuesday.

Part 1b

The DHS is now accepting public feedback on suggestions for who ought to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine within the subsequent spherical, referred to as part 1b. A DHS subcommittee advisable three broad teams: Individuals over 70, folks in congregate settings (reminiscent of jails, homeless shelters, and employer housing) that weren’t included in part 1a, and extra important staff (together with educators in face-to-face studying and first responders and well being care staff who weren’t included in part 1a). The plan covers 1 in 5 folks in Wisconsin. Learn particulars of the suggestions and tips on how to submit public feedback HERE.

Hospitalizations

We anticipate new figures on present hospitalizations later Thursday afternoon, however numbers bounced again up on Wednesday. After falling under 1,000 twice this week, there are 1,025 COVID-19 sufferers presently in hospitals, in keeping with the Wisconsin Hospital Association (WHA), with 224 of those sufferers in ICU. Every day adjustments in hospitalization numbers take discharges, deaths and new admissions into consideration.

Fox Valley area hospitals had been treating 79 COVID-19 sufferers, together with 7 in ICU. That’s 13 extra sufferers than Tuesday, however the ICU quantity is unchanged.

Northeast area hospitals had been treating 97 COVID-19 sufferers, with 30 of them in ICU. That’s 2 fewer sufferers than Tuesday general, however 3 extra in intensive care.

On Thursday, the alternate care facility at State Truthful Park wasn’t treating any overflow sufferers for hospitals within the state and didn’t have any sufferers receiving outpatient Bamlanivimab infusion remedy.

Hospital Readiness

The WHA reported the state’s 134 hospitals had 233 of their 1,466 ICU beds open (15.9%) and 1,917 of all kinds of medical beds (17.2%) open — ICU, intermediate care, medical surgical and destructive stream isolation.

The Fox Valley area’s 13 hospitals had 15 of their 104 ICU beds (14.4%) and 128 medical beds complete (15.0%) open for the eight counties they serve.

The Northeast area’s 10 hospitals had 20 of 207 ICU beds (9.7%) and 161 of all medical beds (16.8%) open for sufferers in seven counties.

These beds are for all sufferers, not simply COVID-19, and whether or not a mattress may be stuffed is dependent upon whether or not the hospital has the mandatory medical and help workers.

THURSDAY’S COUNTY NUMBERS (Counties with new circumstances or deaths are indicated in daring) *

Wisconsin

  • Adams – 1,414 circumstances (+9) (11 deaths)
  • Ashland – 1,073 circumstances (+4) (16 deaths)
  • Barron – 4,805 circumstances (+33) (61 deaths)
  • Bayfield – 987 circumstances (+8) (18 deaths)
  • Brown – 28,024 circumstances (+170) (172 deaths)
  • Buffalo – 1,140 circumstances (+8) (7 deaths)
  • Burnett – 1,052 circumstances (+4) (21 deaths)
  • Calumet – 4,965 circumstances (+18) (38 deaths)
  • Chippewa – 6,429 circumstances (+74) (72 deaths)
  • Clark – 2,957 circumstances (+12) (54 deaths)
  • Columbia – 4,536 circumstances (+35) (35 deaths) (+2)
  • Crawford – 1,612 circumstances (+2) (13 deaths)
  • Dane – 35,987 circumstances (+244) (218 deaths) (+4)
  • Dodge – 10,833 circumstances (+22) (129 deaths) (+2)
  • Door – 2,243 circumstances (+30) (16 deaths)
  • Douglas – 3,320 circumstances (+22) (17 deaths)
  • Dunn – 3,794 circumstances (+37) (25 deaths)
  • Eau Claire – 9,981 circumstances (+60) (90 deaths) (+1)
  • Florence – 411 circumstances (12 deaths)
  • Fond du Lac – 11,106 circumstances (+48) (70 deaths)
  • Forest – 893 circumstances (22 deaths)
  • Grant – 4,301 circumstances (+11) (77 deaths)
  • Inexperienced – 2,506 circumstances (+11) (10 deaths)
  • Inexperienced Lake – 1,430 circumstances (+1) (14 deaths)
  • Iowa – 1,746 circumstances (+10) (8 deaths)
  • Iron – 440 circumstances (+4) (19 deaths)
  • Jackson – 2,483 circumstances (+7) (19 deaths)
  • Jefferson – 7,152 circumstances (+44) (61 deaths)
  • Juneau – 2,726 circumstances (+23) (11 deaths)
  • Kenosha – 13,514 circumstances (+100) (246 deaths) (+1)
  • Kewaunee – 2,208 circumstances (+9) (25 deaths)
  • La Crosse – 10,927 circumstances (+25) (64 deaths)
  • Lafayette – 1,304 circumstances (+2) (6 deaths)
  • Langlade – 1,863 circumstances (+6) (30 deaths)
  • Lincoln – 2,670 circumstances (+6) (50 deaths)
  • Manitowoc – 6,560 circumstances (+42) (55 deaths)
  • Marathon – 12,717 circumstances (+35) (166 deaths)
  • Marinette – 3,738 circumstances (+18) (53 deaths) (+2)
  • Marquette – 1,205 circumstances (+1) (20 deaths)
  • Menominee – 764 circumstances (+4) (11 deaths)
  • Milwaukee – 90,601 (+475) (1,010 deaths) (+5)
  • Monroe – 3,770 circumstances (+28) (27 deaths) (+1)
  • Oconto – 4,026 circumstances (+23) (42 deaths)
  • Oneida – 2,991 circumstances (+17) (49 deaths) (+2)
  • Outagamie – 17,412 circumstances (+108) (166 deaths) (+1)
  • Ozaukee – 6,912 circumstances (+53) (60 deaths)
  • Pepin – 743 circumstances (+2) (6 deaths)
  • Pierce – 3,160 circumstances (30 deaths) (circumstances revised -2 by state)
  • Polk – 3,341 circumstances (+21) (29 deaths)
  • Portage – 5,872 circumstances (+20) (57 deaths) (+3)
  • Worth – 996 circumstances (+2) (6 deaths)
  • Racine – 18,894 circumstances (+77) (275 deaths) (+4)
  • Richland – 1,178 circumstances (+3) (13 deaths)
  • Rock – 13,041 circumstances (+73) (127 deaths) (+1)
  • Rusk – 1,180 circumstances (+4) (14 deaths)
  • Sauk – 4,813 circumstances (+32) (31 deaths)
  • Sawyer – 1,306 circumstances (+4) (17 deaths)
  • Shawano – 4,352 circumstances (+14) (63 deaths)
  • Sheboygan – 12,019 circumstances (+50) (106 deaths) (+8)
  • St. Croix – 5,766 circumstances (+15) (33 deaths) (+1)
  • Taylor – 1,682 circumstances (+5) (14 deaths)
  • Trempealeau – 3,152 circumstances (+12) (32 deaths) (+1)
  • Vernon – 1,647 circumstances (+7) (32 deaths)
  • Vilas – 1,770 circumstances (+12) (31 deaths) (+2)
  • Walworth – 8,267 circumstances (+48) (107 deaths)
  • Washburn – 1,128 circumstances (+12) (15 deaths)
  • Washington – 12,684 circumstances (+77) (106 deaths)
  • Waukesha – 37,178 circumstances (+195) (379 deaths)
  • Waupaca – 4,367 circumstances (+17) (102 deaths)
  • Waushara – 1,985 circumstances (+6) (23 deaths)
  • Winnebago – 15,895 circumstances (+82) (163 deaths)
  • Wooden – 6,038 circumstances (+21) (61 deaths) (+1)

Michigan’s Higher Peninsula **

  • Alger – 220 circumstances (+5) (1 dying)
  • Baraga – 479 circumstances (29 deaths)
  • Chippewa – 665 circumstances (+3) (13 deaths)
  • Delta – 2,568 circumstances (+6) (60 deaths)
  • Dickinson – 2,055 circumstances (+2) (56 deaths)
  • Gogebic – 760 circumstances (+3) (16 deaths)
  • Houghton – 1,812 circumstances (+15) (27 deaths)
  • Iron – 809 circumstances (32 deaths) (circumstances revised -1 by state)
  • Keweenaw – 89 circumstances (+4) (1 dying)
  • Luce – 128 circumstances
  • Mackinac – 270 circumstances (+1) (3 deaths)
  • Marquette – 3,300 circumstances (+10) (51 deaths)
  • Menominee – 1,546 circumstances (+3) (34 deaths) (+3)
  • Ontonagon – 286 circumstances (+1) (15 deaths)
  • Schoolcraft – 223 circumstances (3 deaths)

* Instances and deaths are from the every day DHS COVID-19 stories, which can differ from native well being division numbers. The DHS stories circumstances from all well being departments inside a county’s boundaries, together with tribal, municipal and county well being departments; county web sites could not. Additionally, public well being departments replace their knowledge at numerous occasions, whereas the DHS freezes the numbers it receives by the identical time on daily basis to compile the afternoon report.

The DHS stories deaths attributed to COVID-19 or wherein COVID-19 contributed to their dying. Most people severely affected by the coronavirus have underlying sicknesses or circumstances, reminiscent of diabetes, coronary heart illness or weight problems, which raises an individual’s danger of dying from COVID-19. They might’ve lived longer if not for his or her an infection. The state could revise case and dying numbers after additional assessment, such because the sufferer’s residence, duplicated data, or a correction in lab outcomes. Particulars may be discovered on the DHS website and Frequently Asked Questions.

**The state of Michigan doesn’t replace numbers on Sundays. Monday’s numbers embody updates since Saturday’s reporting deadline.

COVID-19 Tracing App

Wisconsin’s COVID-19 tracing app, “Wisconsin Publicity Notification,” is on the market for iOS and Android smartphones. No obtain is required for iPhones. The Android app is on the market on Google Play. When two telephones with the app (and presumably their homeowners) are shut sufficient, for lengthy sufficient, they’ll anonymously share a random string of numbers by way of Bluetooth. If somebody exams constructive for the coronavirus, they’ll obtain a code to kind into the app. In case your telephones “pinged” one another within the final 14 days, you’ll obtain a push notification that you’re prone to publicity. The app doesn’t acquire private info or location info, so that you received’t know from whom or the place, however you may be instructed what day the publicity might need occurred so as to quarantine for the suitable period of time.

Signs

The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention recognized these as potential signs of COVID-19:

  • Fever of 100.4 or larger
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle ache
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New lack of style or odor

Prevention

  • The coronavirus is a brand new, or “novel,” virus. No person has a pure immunity to it.
  • Kids and teenagers appear to recuperate greatest from the virus. Older folks and people with underlying well being circumstances (coronary heart illness, diabetes, lung illness) are thought-about at excessive danger, in keeping with the CDC. Precautions are additionally wanted round folks with growing or weakened immune programs.
  • To assist forestall the unfold of the virus:
  • Keep not less than six toes away from different folks
  • Keep away from shut contact with people who find themselves or seem sick
  • Keep at dwelling as a lot as potential
  • Cancel occasions and keep away from teams, gatherings, play dates and nonessential appointments

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