The number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin decreased on Sunday, but the percentage of tests that came back positive increased.
The Department of Health Services reported 685 – or 11.2 percent of 6,099 new test were returned as positive on Sunday.
— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) August 16, 2020
The seven-day average of 741 new cases per day still remains lower than 804 a week ago. Saturday’s numbers included 829 new cases and a positive test rate of 7.3 percent.
There were also 14 additional deaths reported over the weekend, one on Sunday and 13 on Saturday.