No new cases of COVID-19 in Douglas, Bayfield counties on June 7
Douglas County reported an additional case of COVID-19 on Saturday, but none on Sunday, DHS reports.
A total of 20,835 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wisconsin as of Sunday, June 7, according to the state Department of Health Services . That's an increase of 264 cases from the day before.
Two more people have died from COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to 647.
The number of negative tests in the state was 325,867, an increase of 11,065 from the day before.
Douglas County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, leaving its total at 20 with 1,620 people who tested negative for the illness, according to DHS. The county last saw an increase in cases on Saturday, June 6.
Bayfield County had no additional cases reported Sunday, leaving its total at three, with 445 people who tested negative. Bayfield County has reported one death from COVID-19.
Of the people who have tested positive for the new coronavirus, 14% — or 2,848 people — have been hospitalized because of the virus as of Sunday. DHS reported that officials don't know the hospitalization history of 6,312 people, or 30%.
Saturday's report also showed that 67% of those with confirmed cases have recovered from the illness.
Wisconsin's daily testing capacity was 15,508 as of Sunday . An increase in the number of tests being done is one reason for the increase in the number of positive cases. The percentage of positive tests over the last several days was:
- 2.3% on Sunday, May 31
- 3.9% on Monday, June 1
- 3.6% on Tuesday, June 2
- 2.9% on Wednesday, June 3
- 4.1% on Thursday, June 4
- 2.9% on Friday, June 5
- 2.7% on Saturday, June 6
- 2.3% on Sunday, June 7
All of Wisconsin's 72 counties have confirmed cases of the illness.
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