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Wisconsin well being officers report low coronavirus case, demise numbers for second day

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MADISON Wis. (WBAY) – For the second day in a row, Wisconsin state well being officers have reported fewer than 2,000 optimistic coronavirus circumstances within the state for a single day.

On Saturday, the Wisconsin Division of Well being Providers (DHS) added 1,078 new optimistic coronavirus check outcomes. This comes after 1,905 folks examined optimistic on New 12 months’s Day. Saturday’s confirmed circumstances carry the state’s cumulative whole to 484,085.

The DHS says the variety of lively circumstances decreased from 27,644 Friday to 26,577 Saturday. That makes up 5.5% of all recognized circumstances. There are 452,502 folks (93.5%) who’re thought-about recovered. An individual is taken into account recovered if it’s been 30 days since their analysis or onset of signs or had been medically cleared, although some could really feel lingering results from their an infection.

The 1,078 optimistic check outcomes had been out of a complete of 5,054, a positivity charge of 21.33%, or roughly 1 in 5 checks being optimistic.

Regardless of the 2 day lower after Thursday’s report of three,810 new circumstances, the seven-day common of latest optimistic checks elevated from 2,158 Friday to 2,222 Saturday. Nonetheless, the 14-day common of optimistic checks decreased from 2,238 to 2,052. Remember the fact that two-week window contains Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New 12 months’s Eve, and New 12 months’s Day.

The Wisconsin Division of Well being Providers reported only one new demise on Saturday.

Wisconsin recorded 5,054 new unfavourable COVID-19 checks. In whole, 2,361,033 checks have come again unfavourable for the virus.

Deaths

The one new demise reported by state well being officers Saturday brings Wisconsin’s cumulative demise toll to 4,870 deaths associated to the virus. The primary deaths had been reported again in March.

The 7-day common for COVID-19 deaths held regular at 27 from Friday. On Thursday, that determine was at 26. As well as, state well being officers say Wisconsin’s demise charge stays at 1.01% for a fifth straight day. The speed elevated to 1.01% after sitting at 1.0% for six straight days. Earlier than Christmas Eve, the demise charge had been beneath 1.0% since October 9.

Case and demise numbers for Wisconsin counties listed by the Wisconsin DHS can be listed later on this article. The lone demise reported Saturday by the state was in Iron County.

Hospitalizations

One other 49 folks had been hospitalized for COVID-19 previously 24 hours, based on the DHS. That’s down from 50 new hospitalizations reported Friday. To this point, 21,449 folks have been hospitalized for COVID-19 remedy since February 5, which is 4.4% of all coronavirus circumstances. The seven-day common for hospitalizations elevated to 102.1 Saturday after dipping beneath 100 on Friday, at 99.6.

The alternate care facility on the state fairgrounds helps relieve the pressure on state hospitals by treating sufferers who’re near being discharged however nonetheless want some care, equivalent to oxygen. As of Friday, when officers final up to date this determine, 170 sufferers have been handled on the alternate care facility because it opened on October 14. As of 11 a.m. Saturday, there have been three folks listed as present sufferers on the facility, ending a six-day streak of no sufferers.

Hospital Readiness

For hospital readiness, the WHA experiences Saturday that 294 ICU beds (20.05%) and a couple of,402 of all sorts of medical beds (21.49%) — ICU, intermediate care, medical surgical and unfavourable move isolation — are open within the state’s 134 hospitals. These beds are for all sufferers, not simply COVID-19, and whether or not a mattress will be stuffed will depend on whether or not the hospital has the required medical and assist workers.

Within the Fox Valley area, 43 ICU beds (20.77%) and 112 of all medical beds (13.13%) had been open among the many 13 hospitals in these eight counties.

In the meantime, the WHA acknowledged within the Northeast area, 27 ICU beds (13.04%) and 284 of all medical beds (29.7%) are open among the many 10 hospitals in seven counties.

There’s little change from the WHA report for hospitals with lower than a 7-day provide of PPE (private protecting tools): 19 hospitals want robes, 12 want paper medical masks, 10 want goggles, and 9 want N95 masks.

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

Wisconsin

  • Adams – 1,316 circumstances (+8) (11 deaths)
  • Ashland – 1,009 circumstances (+2) (16 deaths)
  • Barron – 4,513 circumstances (+6) (57 deaths)
  • Bayfield – 932 circumstances (18 deaths)
  • Brown – 26,288 circumstances (162 deaths)
  • Buffalo – 986 circumstances (7 deaths)
  • Burnett – 995 circumstances (19 deaths)
  • Calumet – 4,704 circumstances (+14) (35 deaths)
  • Chippewa – 5,923 circumstances (65 deaths)
  • Clark – 2,837 circumstances (+35) (51 deaths)
  • Columbia – 4,247 circumstances (+23) (32 deaths)
  • Crawford – 1,556 circumstances (+3) (12 deaths)
  • Dane – 33,539 circumstances (183 deaths)
  • Dodge – 10,451 circumstances (+14) (125 deaths)
  • Door – 2,041 circumstances (13 deaths)
  • Douglas – 3,104 circumstances (+14) (17 deaths)
  • Dunn – 3,546 circumstances (23 deaths)
  • Eau Claire – 9,295 circumstances (76 deaths)
  • Florence – 398 circumstances (12 deaths)
  • Fond du Lac – 10,494 circumstances (67 deaths)
  • Forest – 857 circumstances (22 deaths)
  • Grant – 4,130 circumstances (+15) (77 deaths)
  • Inexperienced – 2,365 circumstances (+20) (10 deaths)
  • Inexperienced Lake – 1,397 circumstances (+6) (10 deaths)
  • Iowa – 1,671 circumstances (7 deaths)
  • Iron – 422 circumstances (+3) (18 deaths) (+1)
  • Jackson – 2,399 circumstances (+23) (18 deaths)
  • Jefferson – 6,728 circumstances (+165) (57 deaths)
  • Juneau – 2,488 circumstances (+1) (10 deaths)
  • Kenosha – 12,401 circumstances (+15) (216 deaths)
  • Kewaunee – 2,068 circumstances (24 deaths)
  • La Crosse – 10,160 circumstances (+2) (56 deaths)
  • Lafayette – 1,250 circumstances (+8) (5 deaths)
  • Langlade – 1,800 circumstances (30 deaths)
  • Lincoln – 2,474 circumstances (46 deaths)
  • Manitowoc – 6,101 circumstances (51 deaths)
  • Marathon – 12,013 circumstances (+1) (160 deaths)
  • Marinette – 3,561 circumstances (+15) (45 deaths)
  • Marquette – 1,161 circumstances (+3) (18 deaths)
  • Menominee – 716 circumstances (10 deaths)
  • Milwaukee – 85,527 (+373) (984 deaths)
  • Monroe – 3,489 circumstances (+18) (25 deaths)
  • Oconto – 3,773 circumstances (38 deaths)
  • Oneida – 2,815 circumstances (47 deaths)
  • Outagamie – 16,166 circumstances (+1) (159 deaths)
  • Ozaukee – 6,347 circumstances (51 deaths)
  • Pepin – 681 circumstances (+1) (5 deaths)
  • Pierce – 2,948 circumstances (+4) (30 deaths)
  • Polk – 3,044 circumstances (+3) (23 deaths)
  • Portage – 5,594 circumstances (+14) (51 deaths)
  • Worth – 943 circumstances (5 deaths)
  • Racine – 17,628 circumstances (+96) (249 deaths)
  • Richland – 1,110 circumstances (+6) (13 deaths)
  • Rock – 12,250 circumstances (+35) (115 deaths)
  • Rusk – 1,111 circumstances (13 deaths)
  • Sauk – 4,511 circumstances (27 deaths)
  • Sawyer – 1,232 circumstances (11 deaths)
  • Shawano – 4,205 circumstances (+15) (57 deaths)
  • Sheboygan – 11,412 circumstances (+70) (94 deaths)
  • St. Croix – 5,455 circumstances (+12) (27 deaths)
  • Taylor – 1,595 circumstances (14 deaths)
  • Trempealeau – 2,988 circumstances (+1) (29 deaths)
  • Vernon – 1,552 circumstances (+7) (30 deaths)
  • Vilas – 1,609 circumstances (+5) (21 deaths)
  • Walworth – 7,653 circumstances (95 deaths)
  • Washburn – 1,041 circumstances (+2) (12 deaths)
  • Washington – 11,748 circumstances (97 deaths)
  • Waukesha – 34,235 circumstances (+1) (344 deaths)
  • Waupaca – 4,162 circumstances (+23) (98 deaths)
  • Waushara – 1,922 circumstances (+4) (17 deaths)
  • Winnebago – 15,294 circumstances (+78) (150 deaths)
  • Wooden – 5,706 circumstances (+13) (48 deaths)

Michigan’s Higher Peninsula** (The State of Michigan final up to date county case numbers on Wednesday, December 30th as a result of New 12 months vacation. These numbers replicate county case modifications since Wednesday, December 30th.)

  • Alger – 190 circumstances (1 demise)
  • Baraga – 459 circumstances (28 deaths)
  • Chippewa – 556 circumstances (12 deaths)
  • Delta – 2,474 circumstances (60 deaths)
  • Dickinson – 1,986 circumstances (54 deaths)
  • Gogebic – 708 circumstances (15 deaths)
  • Houghton – 1,582 circumstances (25 deaths)
  • Iron – 769 circumstances (32 deaths)
  • Keweenaw – 67 circumstances (1 demise)
  • Luce – 127 circumstances
  • Mackinac – 260 circumstances (2 deaths)
  • Marquette – 3,139 circumstances (51 deaths)
  • Menominee – 1,451 circumstances (25 deaths)
  • Ontonagon – 277 circumstances (15 deaths)
  • Schoolcraft – 210 circumstances (3 deaths)

* Instances and deaths are from the every day DHS COVID-19 experiences, which can differ from native well being division numbers. The DHS experiences 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 information at numerous instances, whereas the DHS freezes the numbers it receives by the identical time daily to compile the afternoon report.

The DHS experiences deaths attributed to COVID-19 or by which COVID-19 contributed to their demise. The general public severely affected by the coronavirus have underlying sicknesses or situations, equivalent to diabetes, coronary heart illness or weight problems, which raises an individual’s threat of dying from COVID-19. They’d’ve lived longer if not for his or her an infection. The state could revise case and demise numbers after additional evaluate, such because the sufferer’s residence, duplicated information, or a correction in lab outcomes. Particulars will be discovered on the DHS web site and Incessantly Requested 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 accessible for iOS and Android smartphones. No obtain is required for iPhones. The Android app is accessible 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 through Bluetooth. If somebody checks optimistic 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 susceptible to publicity. The app doesn’t accumulate private info or location info, so that you gained’t know from whom or the place, however you can be instructed what day the publicity may need occurred so as to quarantine for the suitable period of time.

COVID-19 Dwelling Testing

Gov. Tony Evers introduced at-home COVID-19 testing kits can be made accessible — totally free — to anybody who desires them. An individual can check themselves or relations, even when they don’t have signs, then ship it to a lab for testing. The Vault Medical Providers package is the primary saliva check to get emergency-use authorization from the FDA and usually prices $119. CLICK HERE for particulars and a hyperlink to request a check package.

COVID-19 Vaccine

As of Tuesday, December 29, the state says 47,157 COVID-19 vaccines out of the 156,875 vaccines shipped have been administered. The state began giving out the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 14th, with 40,850 of them being administered to this point. Moderna vaccinations began Dec. 22nd, and 6,306 of them have been administered. As well as, 29,000 doses can be allotted to vaccinating residents and workers members at long-term care services. The state is updating vaccine info at dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine.htm.

RELATED: Wisconsin begins vaccinating residents, workers in long-term care services with assist of CVS Well being

Wisconsin has additionally launched a COVID-19 vaccine information web page that tracks the variety of photographs given out and shipped to the state. TRACK STATEWIDE VACCINE DATA HERE: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine-data.htm

RELATED: Wisconsin launches COVID vaccine information web page

Signs

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

  • Fever of 100.Four 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 one has a pure immunity to it. Youngsters and teenagers appear to recuperate greatest from the virus. Older folks and people with underlying well being situations (coronary heart illness, diabetes, lung illness) are thought-about at excessive threat, based on the CDC. Precautions are additionally wanted round folks with creating or weakened immune programs.
  • To assist forestall the unfold of the virus:
  • Keep at the least six ft away from different folks
  • Keep away from shut contact with people who find themselves or seem sick
  • Keep at house as a lot as potential
  • Cancel occasions and keep away from teams, gatherings, play dates and nonessential appointments

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