Thursday, May 21st, 2020

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

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin reported cumulative totals of 163,238 negative results and 13,885 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 177,123 people have been tested.
  • 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 difference in the cumulative total numbers indicates 9,410 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 472 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours, 116 more than the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (356).
  • Wisconsin reported a cumulative total of 487 deaths attributed to COVID-19 yesterday, and a cumulative total of 481 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
  • The difference in the cumulative total number of deaths indicates 6 new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, on a par with the median number of deaths reported in the past seven days (6).
  • The cumulative total number of people tested in the state (177,123) is 3.04% of Wisconsin’s 2019 population of 5,822,000.
  • The cumulative total number of positive cases in the state (13,885) is 7.84% of all people tested.
  • The cumulative total number of deaths in the state attributed to COVID-19 (487) is 3.51% of all positive cases.

The trends in Wisconsin indicate more positive cases as more testing has been done, but fewer deaths:


wi dhs update 052120 | 3:50 pm CDT
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