Wisconsin reports 5,146 new COVID-19 cases, 52 more deaths

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Saturday reported 5,146 confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the state’s total to 306,311 since the start of the pandemic.

Another 52 deaths were reported as well; so far 2,625 people have died from the coronavirus in Wisconsin.

According to DHS data Wisconsin has averaged 6,168 confirmed cases and 52 deaths per day over the past seven days. And over the past week, 36.5% of all people who were tested for COVID-19 were confirmed to have the disease, and 18.6% of all tests were positive.

The DHS also reported 181 new hospitalizations. According to the most recent report, 2,045 people are currently hospitalized with complications from COVID-19, with 435 people in intensive care. To date, 14,226 people who tested positive for the virus have been hospitalized in Wisconsin.

So far 235,170 people have recovered or are recovering from COVID-19 and no longer require isolation, while 68,453 cases are still active, according to DHS data.