The state of Wisconsin reported 6,224 new coronavirus cases on Friday, on just under 18,000 tests — a daily positive test rate of about 34.8 percent. Even so, the seven-day positive test rate fell to 30.6 percent — the sixth consecutive decline — while the number of active cases increased to more than 75,900 — about 22 percent of the 351,170 total cases the state has confirmed to date.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 51 COVID-19 deaths on Friday, bringing the total to 3,005.
Today’s total brings the seven-day average of deaths to 54.3.
Twenty-seven counties reported at least one death. Milwaukee County reported the most with 10.
The number of people hospitalized fell for the third consecutive day to 1,996, a decrease of 86 since Friday, and 44 fewer than a week ago. Of those, 437 are in the ICU, four fewer than yesterday.
The seven-day average of new cases per day rose slightly to 6,467.
The table below shows new cases, new cases per 100,000 residents and new deaths for each county. Click on the header of any column to sort the data by that column.