Friday, May 29th, 2020

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

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin reported cumulative totals of 233,588 negative results and 17,707 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 251,295 people have been tested.
  • Yesterday, Wisconsin reported cumulative totals of 220,719 negative results and 16,974 positive results, indicating a cumulative total of 237,693 people have been tested.
  • The difference in the cumulative total numbers indicates 13,602 more people were tested for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, 3,272 more than the median number of people tested in the past seven days (10,330).
    • 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 10,626 on 5/28/2020.
  • The difference in the cumulative positive totals indicates 733 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the past 24 hours, 221 more than the median number of new cases reported in the past seven days (512).
    • 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 599 on 5/27/2020.
  • Wisconsin reported a cumulative total of 2,499 hospitalizations attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and a cumulative total of 2,452 hospitalizations attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
    • The difference in the cumulative total number of hospitalizations indicates 47 people were hospitalized in the past 24 hours, 6 more than the median number of hospitalizations reported in the past 7 days (41).
  • Wisconsin reported a cumulative total of 568 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and a cumulative total of 550 deaths attributed to COVID-19 the day before.
    • The difference in the cumulative total number of deaths indicates 18 new deaths were attributed to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, 7 more than the median number of deaths reported in the past seven days (11).
  • 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 052920 | 6:25 pm CST
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