Dane County confirmed 94 new coronavirus cases this morning, bringing the total to 2,475 cases since the pandemic began in March. Of those, 1,064 are still active and 1,238 are recovered.
Today’s increase once again was centered in those in their 20s, with over 46.8% of all new cases in that age group. Dane County is still at 32 deaths, which has been consistent since June 17th.
A total of 44 new cases was attributed to those in their 20s. The group between 20-29 is now 42.83 percent of all cases in Dane County, up slightly from yesterday’s 42.67 percent. Of the rest of today’s new cases, one is under 10, nine are aged 10-19, 13 are in their 30s and 10 are in their 40s. There were also 11 new cases in their 50s, five in their 60s and one new case in their 70s.
Dane County’s total case count has more than doubled over the past two weeks. with total cases at 1,101 on June 21 to today’s new update of cases at 2,381.
The number of people ever hospitalized in Dane County rose today to 227 with one child under 10 hospitalized and one person in their 60s.
Last Thursday, Madison365 updated our data regarding coronavirus spread in specific neighborhoods and communities from June 19th through July 2nd. Today’s data are not included, but will be included in an update next week.
Public Health of Madison and Dane County, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County and Madison365 announced on Wednesday that they are coordinating six pop-up testing sites around the Madison area starting Tuesday, July 7th. You can read more about dates, time sand the specific sites in our previous story.
We will have an update of today’s statewide numbers later this afternoon.