Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

From the Wisconsin Department of Health Services web site, updated each day at 2:00 pm:

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin reported cumulative totals of 154,300 negative results and 13,413 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 167,713 people have been tested.
  • The day before, Wisconsin reported 148,237 negative results and 12,885 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 161,122 people had been tested.
  • The difference in the cumulative total numbers indicates 6,591 more people were tested for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours.
    • This is the largest number of people Wisconsin has reported testing in 24 hours since DHS records began on 3/15/20.
  • The difference in the cumulative positive totals indicates 528 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours, 172 more than the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (356).
    • This is the largest number of new cases of COVID-19 reported in 24 hours in the state since DHS records began on 3/15/20.
  • Wisconsin reported a cumulative total of 481 deaths attributed to COVID-19 yesterday, and a cumulative total of 467 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
  • The difference in the cumulative total number of deaths indicates 14 new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 6 more than the median number of deaths reported in the past seven days (8).
  • The cumulative total number of people tested in the state (167,713) is 2.88% of Wisconsin’s 2019 population of 5,822,000.
  • The cumulative total number of positive cases in the state (13,413) is 8.00% of all people tested.
  • The cumulative total number of deaths in the state attributed to COVID-19 (481) is 3.59% of all positive cases.

Brown County

  • Brown County reported 9,806 negative results and 2,135 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 11,941 people have been tested.
  • The day before, Brown County reported 9,171 negative results and 2,118 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 11,289 people have been tested.
  • The difference in the positive results indicates 17 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, on par with the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (17).
  • Brown County reported a total of 29 deaths attributed to COVID-19 yesterday, and 26 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
  • The difference in the number of deaths indicates 3 new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 2 more than the median number of deaths reported in the past seven days (1).
  • The total number of people tested in Brown County (11,941) is 4.51% of the county’s 2019 population of 264,542.
  • The total number of positive cases in Brown County (2,135) is 17.88% of all people tested.
  • The total number of deaths in Brown County attributed to COVID-19 (29) is 1.36% of all positive cases.

Dane County

  • Dane County reported 19,259 negative results and 563 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 19,822 people have been tested.
  • The day before, Dane County reported 18,561 negative results and 541 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 19,102 people have been tested.
  • The difference in the positive results indicates 22 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, 10 more than the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (12).
  • Dane County reported a total of 26 deaths attributed to COVID-19 yesterday, and 25 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
  • The difference in the number of deaths indicates 1 new death was attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 1 more than the median number of deaths reported in the past seven days (0).
  • The total number of people tested in Dane County (19,822) is 3.63% of the county’s 2019 population of 546,695.
  • The total number of positive cases in Dane County (563) is 2.84% of all people tested.
  • The total number of deaths in Dane County attributed to COVID-19 (26) is 4.62% of all positive cases.

Milwaukee County

  • Milwaukee County reported 29,470 negative results and 5,373 positive results, indicating a total of 34,843 people were tested.
  • The day before, Milwaukee County reported 28,412 negative results and 5,005 positive results, indicating a total of 33,417 people were tested.
  • The difference in the positive results indicates 297 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, 111 more than the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (186).
  • Milwaukee County reported a total of 265 deaths attributed to COVID-19 yesterday, and 260 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
  • The difference in the number of deaths indicates 5 new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 1 more than the median number of deaths reported in the past seven days (4).
  • The total number of people tested in Milwaukee County (34,843) is 3.68% of the county’s 2019 population of 945,726.
  • The total number of positive cases in Milwaukee County (5,373) is 15.42% of all people tested.
  • The total number of deaths in Milwaukee County attributed to COVID-19 (265) is 4.93% of all positive cases.
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