Tuesday, 1:53 p.m.
Wisconsin now has a total of 4,623 coronavirus cases in the state after the latest numbers were released from both Milwaukee County and the state of Wisconsin.
There have been 242 deaths in our state from cases involving coronavirus.
Total COVID patients being treated in hospitals right now: 358 (was 400 on Monday). There have been 1,252 total coronavirus cases leading to hospitalizations in Wisconsin.
County by county positive test numbers:
- Dodge: 19
- Fond du Lac: 65
- Jefferson: 32
- Kenosha: 264
- Milwaukee: 2,237 (as reported by Milwaukee County Tuesday morning, Wisconsin had listed 2,234 cases Tuesday afternoon)
- Ozaukee: 80
- Racine: 185
- Sheboygan: 43
- Walworth: 90
- Washington: 87
- Waukesha: 272
Tuesday, 8:50 a.m.
Between Monday and Tuesday, the number of positive coronavirus tests in Milwaukee County have increased more than the total cases between Saturday and Monday combined.
62 new coronavirus cases have happened in Milwaukee County before yesterday and today. There are 2,237 cases in Milwaukee County as of Tuesday morning, compared to 2,175 on Monday.
Between Saturday and Monday, there were 50 new cases – 26 on Saturday, 24 on Sunday.
It’s also a much higher pace of case increases than last week, when the Monday-to-Tuesday (67) increase was slightly more than both the Saturday-to-Sunday increase (49) and the Sunday-to-Monday increase (58).
The total cases in the state are now 4,545, combining Monday statistics from the state of Wisconsin and Tuesday morning’s numbers from Milwaukee County.