Friday, May 22nd, 2020

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

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin reported cumulative totals of 172,703 negative results and 14,396 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 187,099 people have been tested.
  • Yesterday, 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.
  • The difference in the cumulative total numbers indicates 9,976 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 511 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours, 39 more than the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (472).
  • Wisconsin reported a cumulative total of 496 deaths attributed to COVID-19 yesterday, and a cumulative total of 487 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
  • The difference in the cumulative total number of deaths indicates 9 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 (8).
  • The cumulative total number of people tested in the state (187,099) is 3.21% of Wisconsin’s 2019 population of 5,822,000.
  • The cumulative total number of positive cases in the state (14,396 ) is 7.69% of all people tested.
  • The cumulative total number of deaths in the state attributed to COVID-19 (496) is 3.45% of all positive cases.

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

WI DHS update 052220 | 5:25 pm CDT
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  1. 1 This Is Drivel » Blog Archive » WI DHS update 052420 said at 9:27 am on May 25th, 2020:

    […] The trends in Wisconsin indicate more positive cases as more testing has been done, while deaths remain relatively flat – although it’s worth noting that the trend had been toward fewer deaths as little as three days ago (compare to WI DHS update 052220: […]