Dane County confirmed 35 new coronavirus cases this morning, bringing the County’s total to 4,778. As of this morning, the total number of recovered was listed as 4,094.
Dane County’s death toll from COVID-19 grew this morning to 39, as a white male in his 70s was reported to have died. Today’s total hospitalizations remained at 310, while there are two more people from Dane County hospitalized for coronavirus, bringing the current number to 29. Of the 29 hospitalized, seven are in the ICU.
Today’s highest concentration of cases are among adults in their 20s, who are 34 percent of all new cases with 12. Those in their 30s grew by eight cases while seven new cases were added in those in their 50s. Adults in their 60s grew by seven while teens aged 10-19 and those in their 70s both grew by three. Adults in their 40s grew by two additional cases and children 0-9 grew by one.
Madison365 is now reporting the growth of COVID-19 cases for the last two weeks by age and race/ethnicity with the interactive graphs below.
The most updated data on positive test percentage for a day is for August 14, with the positive test percentage reported as 1.0 percent while August 13 is now at 1.85 percent. The positive percentage for August 12 has been updated to 1.5 percent and August 11 at 2.0 percent. Madison365 expects that these numbers will be adjusted as more negative and positive tests are fully processed and attributed to the appropriate dates in the coming days. The break down for each day can be found on Public Health of Madison and Dane County’s Dashboard.
On Thursday morning, Madison365 updated our interactive Dane County Coronavirus Map. The map will be updated weekly.
We will have an update of today’s statewide numbers later this afternoon.