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May 28, 2020, 8:15 a.m. central time zone

From the CDC: 

  • Global confirmed cases: 5,820,426; total deaths: 358,074; total recovered 2,522,080
  • U.S. Confirmed cases: 1,747,487; total deaths: 102,173;
    total recovered: 490,256
  • Wisconsin confirmed cases: 16,462; total deaths: 539; 210,605 tests came back negative. 2,411 patients are hospitalized, about 15% of all those currently showing symptoms. 9,846 have recovered (60% of all cases). New Wisconsin information typically comes out at 2:00 p.m. every day from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. 
  • Graphs show 51% of active cases are female and 49% are male. Among deaths the graphs show 43% female and 57% male. 
  • Main age group is 30-39 with 18% of all cases, then 40-49 and 20-29 are at 17% of all cases, and then 50-59 with 16%. The largest group who have been hospitalized is 80-89  with 45% of all cases, then 70-79 with 44% of all cases, then 90+ with 33%  followed by 60-69 with 28%. The largest group of deaths of all cases is 90+ with 31%, followed by 80-89 with 21%. 
  • Wisconsin cases by counties we represent: 
  • Brown: 2,285 cases, 33 deaths
  • Florence: 2 cases
  • Forest: 24 cases, 1 death
  • Langlade: 3 cases
  • Marinette: 32 cases, 2 deaths
  • Menominee: 3 cases 
  • Oconto: 35 cases
  • Oneida: 8 cases 
  • Shawano: 41 cases
  • Vilas: 6 cases 

The state has 56 labs doing coronavirus testing. Current daily testing capacity is 14,753. 31 more labs are being onboarded for future testing. 

Current Information in the U.S:

  • U.S. death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 100,000 as states continue easing restrictions. 
  • Unemployment claims during the pandemic exceed 40 million as an additional 2.12 million filed for jobless benefits last week. 
  • American Airlines plans to cut 30% of its management and support staff. 
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida reopens with reduced capacity. 
  • Amtrak plans to cut workforce by 20% and says it needs additional $1.5 billion bailout. 
  • Los Angeles County says houses of worship, retail stores, pools and more can reopen at reduced capacities with safety protocols in place. 
  • Las Vegas casinos will be allowed to reopen June 4, according to Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak. 
  • Rocky Mountain National Park in Northern Colorado to start phased reopening today after two-month closure. 
  • U.S. and global markets rise amid economic recovery hopes as governments worldwide ease lockdowns.