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August 3, 2020, 2:30 p.m. central time zone

From the CDC: 

  • Global confirmed cases: 18,363,660; total deaths: 695,013; total recovered: 11,562,601
  • U.S. Confirmed cases: 4,838,250; total deaths: 158,609;
    total recovered: 2,399,469
  • Wisconsin confirmed cases: 55,328 (+404 since yesterday) Active cases: 9,866 (17.8%); 44,495 have recovered (80.4% of all cases). 911,435 tests came back negative (+6,769 since yesterday)
  • Total deaths: 949 (1.7% of all cases); 4,732 patients have been hospitalized, about 8.6% of all those who have had confirmed cases.  New Wisconsin information typically comes out at 2:00 p.m. every day from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. 
  • Graphs show 52% of active cases are female and 48% are male. Among deaths the graphs show 46% female and 54% male. 
  • Main age group is 20-29 with 25% of all cases, then 30-39 are at 17% of all cases, and then 40-49 and 50-59 with 14% of all cases. The largest group who have been hospitalized is 80-89 with 43% of all cases, then 70-79 with 34% of all cases, then 90+ with 36%. The largest group of deaths of all cases is 70-79 and 80-89 with 26% of all cases, 90+ with 19% and then 60-69 with 17% of all cases. 

 

Wisconsin cases by counties we represent: 

  • Brown: 507 cases active (4,011 total cases), 51 deaths, trending down but high activity level
  • Florence: 0 cases active (7 total cases), 0 deaths
  • Forest: 8 cases active (59 total cases), 4 deaths
  • Langlade: 27 cases active (49 total cases), 1 death, trending up 
  • Marinette: 131 cases active (331 total cases), 3 deaths
  • Menominee: 9 cases active (20 total cases)
  • Oconto: 53 cases active (183 total cases)
  • Oneida: 36 cases active (89 total cases)
  • Shawano: 35 cases active (161 total cases)
  • Vilas: 8 cases active (38 total cases) 

The state has 83 labs doing coronavirus testing. Current daily testing capacity is 24,156. 24 more labs are being onboarded for future testing. 

Current Information in the U.S:

  • 260 employees in the Gwinnett County School District, Georgia’s largest school district, test positive or are exposed to COVID-19. 
  • U.S. reports more than 47,000 new cases of COVID-19, the smallest daily increase in almost four weeks, while cases worldwide surpass 18 million. 
  • Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city, tightens restrictions on retail and construction after declaring a state of disaster.