Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

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

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin reported cumulative totals of 200,874 negative results and 15,863 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 216,737 people have been tested.
  • Yesterday, Wisconsin reported cumulative totals of 193,379 negative results and 15,584 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 208,963 people have been tested.
  • The difference in the cumulative total numbers indicates 7,774 more people were tested for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, 294 more than the median number of people tested in the past seven days (7,480).
  • The difference in the cumulative positive totals indicates 279 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours, 121 fewer than the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (400).
  • Wisconsin reported a cumulative total of 517 deaths attributed to COVID-19 yesterday, and a cumulative total of 514 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
  • The difference in the cumulative total number of deaths indicates 3 new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 1 fewer than the median number of deaths reported in the past seven days (4).
  • The cumulative total number of people tested in the state (216,737) is 3.72% of Wisconsin’s 2019 population of 5,822,000.
  • The cumulative total number of positive cases in the state (15,863) is 7.32% of all people tested.
  • The cumulative total number of deaths in the state attributed to COVID-19 (517) is 3.26% of all positive cases.

The trends in Wisconsin indicate more positive cases as more testing has been done, while deaths are trending down:

WI DHS update 052620 | 2:18 pm CDT
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