Wisconsin COVID-19 cases: Here’s where we stand|Resident News I Racine County Eye – Racine, Wisconsin – Racine County Eye

15June 2020

The variety of Wisconsin COVID-19 cases increased slightly from Sunday, June 14, compared to Monday, June 15. However the number of people still battling the virus has decreased, according to officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

This story likewise appeared in Madison365

The percentage of coronavirus tests returning favorable went up a little to 2.8 percent as 174 brand-new cases were reported Monday, bringing the statewide total to 22,932– of which less than 5,400 remain active. As recently as 10 days back, more than 6,300 cases were thought about active.

Additionally, two people died of COVID19 in the past 24 hours, one in Waukesha County and one in Adams County. Among those who died was of Asian heritage, and the other was Hispanic.

The largest local increase in new cases today originates from Milwaukee County, with 77 new cases and 3.77 percent of tests returning favorable.

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Where are the boosts in Wisconsin COVID-19 cases?

  • Lafayette County: 2 brand-new cases, 13.3 percent favorable tests
  • Langlade County: 1 brand-new case, 20 percent favorable tests
  • Oconto County: 1 brand-new case, 50 percent favorable tests
  • Pierce County: 3 brand-new cases, 13 percent favorable tests
  • Taylor County: 2 new cases, 12 percent positive tests
  • Trempeleau County: 7 brand-new cases, 24 percent positive tests
  • Washington County: 4 brand-new cases, 33 percent favorable tests
  • Waukesha County: 11 new cases, 41 percent favorable tests

Dane County saw in boost of 12 cases, half of them in the 20-29 age range. The county reports 113 brand-new cases in the past week, an increase of more than 13 percent. Infection in people aged 20-29 increased 23 percent and cases in children aged 10-19 increased 29 percent. Dane County relocated to “Phase 2” of their Forward Dane reopening plan today.

Hospitalizations statewide are down to 284, 38 less than a week earlier. Of those presently hospitalized for COVID-19, 100 require intensive care. In addition, 196 people are hospitalized and awaiting test results.

The rate of disparity in Latino populations continues to stick out– 33.1 percent of overall Wisconsin COVID-19 cases are now Latino individuals, and 29 percent of today's brand-new cases. Latinos make up simply 7 percent of the state's total population.

Similarly, 19 percent of all cases are Black people, with 10 percent of today's brand-new cases and 25 percent of overall COVID-19 related deaths in the state. Black individuals make up simply 6 percent of the state's population.

DHS also reports that 73 percent of those validated to have actually been contaminated have recovered and three percent have passed away.

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