COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to increase in Wisconsin – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Data shows Wisconsin is experiencing an uptick in COVID-19 hospitalizations across the state this week.

In the last seven days, there has been an increase of more than 100 COVID patients, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.

Currently, 356 people remain hospitalized, which is up 207 patients from a month ago. 

Also, the state is currently experiencing an uptick in cases and positivity rate. The seven-day average of daily cases increased past 2,000 daily cases this week. 

Track COVID and the vaccine in Wisconsin: See the latest data on cases, deaths and administered doses

Latest COVID-19 numbers

  • New cases reported (Friday): 2,517
  • New deaths reported (Friday), confirmed: 2
  • New deaths reported (Friday), probable: 0
  • New deaths reported (this week), confirmed: 35
  • New deaths reported (this week), probable: 3 
  • Number hospitalized: 356 (intensive care: 38); up 207 patients from a month ago
  • Seven-day average of daily cases: 2,095 (up 1,425 cases from one month ago)
  • Seven-day average of confirmed daily deaths: 5 (even from a month ago)
  • Seven-day average of new deaths reported within 30 days of death: 3 (up 1 death from a month ago)
  • Seven-day average positivity rate: 13.7% of all COVID-19 tests given
  • Total cases since the start of pandemic: 1,441,384
  • Total confirmed deaths: 12,954
  • Total probable deaths: 1,548

Latest vaccine numbers

  • Total doses administered: 9,491,567
  • Seven-day average of daily doses: 1,597
  • Weekly doses administered: 7,523 (as of Friday)
  • Total booster doses administered: 2,022,077
  • Seven-day average of daily booster doses: 789
  • Residents who have received one dose: 3,754,011 (64.4% of the population)
  • Residents who are fully vaccinated: 3,566,410 (61.1% of the population)
  • Residents who have received a booster dose: 1,999,758 (34.3% of the population)
  • Residents ages 5 to 11 with at least one dose: 135,393 (27.8% of age group) 
  • Residents ages 12 to 17 with at least one dose: 274,273 (61.7% of age group)
  • Residents ages 18 to 24 with at least one dose: 329,021 (60.4% of age group)
  • Residents ages 25 to 34 with at least one dose: 477,083 (64.4% of age group)
  • Residents ages 35 to 44 with at least one dose: 500,880 (69.4% of age group)
  • Residents ages 45 to 54 with at least one dose: 501,454 (71.8% of age group)
  • Residents ages 55 to 64 with at least one dose: 640,814 (78.2% of age group)
  • Residents 65 and older with at least one dose: 895,093 (85.4% of age group)

Contact Drake Bentley at (414) 391-5647 or DBentley1@gannett.com. Follow him on Twitter at @DrakeBentleyMJS

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