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Dane County grows by 59 with one new death reported


Dane County confirmed 59 new coronavirus cases Thursday, which brings the County’s total to 4,427. As of this morning, the total number of recovered has been updated to 3,635.

Dane County’s death toll from COVID-19 grew by one this morning to 38, as a Black person in their 70s succumbed to the virus.

Total hospitalizations grew from 291 to 293 today. Currently, there are 32 people hospitalized in Dane County which is up from yesterday’s reported 28. Of those 32 hospitalized, nine are in the ICU.

The highest concentration of new cases are in those in their 20s with 21 new cases today, followed by those in their 30s with 10 additional cases. Adults in their 40s grew by nine while teens aged 10-19 grew by eight. Adults in their 50s also grew by six as those in their 60s grew by four and those in their 70s by one.

Madison365 is now reporting the growth of COVID-19 cases for the last two weeks by age and race/ethnicity with the graphs below.

The most updated data on positive test percentage for a day is for August 6, with the positive test percentage reported as 1.3 percent while August 5 is now at 1.2 percent. The positive percentage for August 4 has updated at 2.5 percent and August 3 at 1.75 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.

Yesterday, 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.