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Dane County confirms 45 new coronavirus cases


Dane County confirmed 45 new coronavirus cases Sunday which brings the County’s total to 4,529. As of this morning, the total number of recovered has been updated to 3,763.

Dane County’s death toll remained at 38 while total hospitalizations grew to 297 from yesterday’s 295. Currently, there are 35 people hospitalized in Dane County which is up from yesterday’s reported 34. Of those 35 hospitalized, night are in the ICU.

The highest concentration of new cases are in those in their 20s with 19 new cases. People aged in their 30s grew by seven new cases with six cases added to those aged 10-19 . Adults in their 40s grew by five while those in their 50s grew by four and those in their 60s and children aged 0-9 grew by two.

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 8, with the positive test percentage reported as 1.7 percent while August 7 is now at 1.8 percent. The positive percentage for August 6 has updated at 1.8 percent and August 5 at 2.2 percent. Madison365 expects that these numbers will adjust 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.

Public Health also released their current weekly breakdown on cases for the week of July 31 – August 6 with 338 new positive cases reported. As of yesterday afternoon, 289 of those had been interviewed with 103 or 35.6 percent reporting that they attended a party, gathering or meeting with others outside their home. Of the 289, 35 were also part of the following clusters: 11 from workplace, 7 from bars/restaurants, 6 from large gatherings, 5 from childcare facilities, 1 from congregate facilities and 5 from other clusters.

On Thursday, Madison365 updated our interactive Dane County Coronavirus Map with dates ranging from July 6 – August 5. The map will be updated weekly.

We will have an update of today’s statewide numbers later this afternoon.