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COVID-19 Data Tracker Update as of June 16, 2020

Author: Jessica Poff

Category: Data Analytics, COVID-19

As of June 16, 2020, Wisconsin continues to report the lowest percentage of positive COVID-19 tests among the five midwestern states with 5.4% of the tests returning positive. Indiana has the highest percentage of positive cases in the midwest at 11.4%. Wisconsin’s percentage of positive tests is below the median for all states.

Illinois is leading the midwest with 9.56% of the population being tested for COVID-19. Wisconsin has tested 7.29% of the population, which is above the median of 6.91% for all states.

Wisconsin is still seeing a decreasing trend in the percentage of COVID-19 positive patients being hospitalized, as well as the rate of hospitalized patients being admitted to the ICU.

COVID Tracker Date

Median of all states - % of people testing COVID positive

Median of all states – % COVID patients hospitalized

Median of all states – % hospitalized COVID patients admitted to ICU

WI - % of people testing COVID positive

WI – % COVID patients hospitalized

WI – % hospitalized COVID patients admitted to ICU

6/16/2020

7.3%

12.2%

29.7%

5.4%

13.3%

22.2%

6/10/2020

6.9%

12.4%

29.5%

5.8%

13.6%

22.3%

CITY OF MILWAUKEE REOPENED 6/5/2020

5/27/2020

7.9%

14.9%

31.2%

7.3%

14.9%

23%

WI STAY AT HOME ORDER ENDED 5/13/2020  (EXCEPTIONS: DANE COUNTY, CITY OF MILWAUKEE, RACINE)

5/7/20

9.5%

15.8%

34.7%

9.2%

19%

25%

4/25/20

9.9%

16.3%

37.3%

8.9%

25.3%

25.6%

4/13/20

10.3%

15.3%

31.8%

8.5%

29.2%

26.8%

Here is a snapshot from the COVID-19 Tracker showing the trending of the positive COVID-19 test results, hospitalizations, ICU admissions and fatalities for Wisconsin.

Net Two Day WI 6-16

Looking across the U.S., here is the two-day change rate for the percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19, as of June 16, 2020.

2 day change 6-16

COVIDTracking.com has launched COVIDExitStrategy.org, which shows how each state is performing on key measures.  Here are some stats on how the state of Wisconsin is handling COVID-19 as of June 16, 2020:

  • The target number of tests done daily remains at 100% of the goal, with a 7-day average of 10,298 tests. The 14-day trend of COVID-19 positive cases has been decreasing. 
  • Wisconsin is now reporting “minimal” influenza like illnesses.
  • ICU bed availability is rated as “normal,” as is hospital bed availability.
  • Wisconsin is seeing a 56-day doubling time for incidence of COVID-19, a rate which has been steadily increasing. Increasing indicates the infection rate is slowing.

We hope that you find this information of value as we all continue to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to regularly update the COVID-19 Data Tracker as more data becomes available. 

Click here to download the complete COVID-19 Data Tracker for June 16, 2020 from our BSG Analytics team.

About the Author

Jessica Poff

Posted in: Data Analytics, COVID-19

Posted by Jessica Poff

Data Scientist - BSG Analytics

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