Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

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

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin reported cumulative totals of 210,605 negative results and 16,462 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 227,067 people have been tested.
  • Yesterday, 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.
  • The difference in the cumulative total numbers indicates 10,330 more people were tested for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, 2,850 more than the median number of people tested in the past seven days (7,480).
    • This is the largest number of people DHS reported testing in a 24-hour period since their records began on 3/15/2020.
    • Prior to this, the largest number of people tested in a 24-hour period was 9,976 on 5/22/2020.
  • The difference in the cumulative positive totals indicates 599 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours, 199 more than the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (400).
    • This is the largest number of people DHS reported testing positive in a 24-hour period since their records began on 3/15/2020.
    • Prior to this, the largest number of people testing positive in a 24-hour period was 528 on 5/20/2020.
  • Wisconsin reported a cumulative total of 539 deaths attributed to COVID-19 yesterday, and a cumulative total of 517 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
  • The difference in the cumulative total number of deaths indicates 22 new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 18 more than the median number of deaths reported in the past seven days (4).
    • This is the largest number of deaths DHS reported in a 24-hour period since their records began on 3/15/2020.
    • Prior to this, the largest number of deaths reported in a 24-hour period was 19 on 4/28/2020.
  • The cumulative total number of people tested in the state (227,067) is 3.90% of Wisconsin’s 2019 population of 5,822,000.
  • The cumulative total number of positive cases in the state (16,462) is 7.25% of all people tested.
  • The cumulative total number of deaths in the state attributed to COVID-19 (539) is 3.27% of all positive cases.
WI DHS update 052720 | 3:04 pm CDT
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