fbpx

Fourteen more dead from COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 94 newly hospitalized


MADISON (WKOW) — Fourteen more people were added to the total of those who have died in Wisconsin because of COVID-19, according to the latest numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

DHS also reported 94 people were newly hospitalized.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 657 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, down 29 from the day prior.

Of those, 158 are in the ICU, up 12 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 1,177 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 4,689 negative results.

(CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DHS DASHBOARD)

The Department of Health Services dashboard shows the seven-day average of both positive tests by day and test by person. (CHART)

(App users, see the daily reports and charts HERE.)

Of all positive cases reported since the pandemic began, 522,361 or 95.8 percent, are considered recovered.

Deaths, hospitalizations due to COVID-19

Date New
deaths
New
hospitalizations
Total
deaths
Total
hosp.
Feb. 3 14 94 5951 24554
Feb. 2 40 123 5937 24460
Feb 1 1 39 5897 24337
Jan. 31 3 55 5896 24298
Jan. 30 33 89 5893 24243
Jan. 29 49 91 5860 24154
Jan. 28 24 87 5811 24063

As of Tuesday a total of 613,247 vaccines have been administered throughout Wisconsin.

COVID-19 vaccines administered in Wisconsin

Date Daily doses (prelim) Fully vaccinated
Feb. 2 28726 117367
Feb. 1 21091 108713
Jan. 31 6114 101551
Jan. 30 16218 101219
Jan. 29 31744 98754
Jan. 28 34216 90668
Jan. 27 35146 83055

DHS now has a county-level dashboard to assess the COVID-19 activity level in counties and Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition regions that measure what DHS calls the burden in each county. View the dashboard HERE.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services updates the statistics each day on its website around 2 p.m.

(Our entire coronavirus coverage is available here.)

The new strain of the coronavirus causes the disease COVID-19. Symptoms include cough, fever and shortness of breath. A full list of symptoms is available on the Centers for Disease Control website.

In severe cases, pneumonia can develop. Those most at risk include the elderly, people with heart or lung disease as well as anyone at greater risk of infection.

For most, the virus is mild, presenting similarly to a common cold or the flu.

Anyone who thinks they may have the disease should call ahead to a hospital or clinic before going in for a diagnosis. Doing so gives the staff time to take the proper precautions so the virus does not spread.

Those needing emergency medical services should continue to use 911.

(County by county results are available here).



Source link

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: