Coronavirus hospitalizations and the rate of positive cases in Wisconsin increased on Monday.
The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 increased by 114 to 1,648 statewide, and the number in alternate care facility at State Fair Park rose to 13 overnight.
Your #COVID19_WI daily snapshot & 7-day average, showing new cases have increased 542% over the past 2 months. Right now, we have 48,366 active cases — enough people to fill Miller Park & leave 6,400+ in the parking lot. Please help us #StopTheSpread: https://t.co/RMFK9qifWu pic.twitter.com/kZ9XncqmQe
— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) November 2, 2020
With only 8,846 tests reported on Monday, the Department of Health Services confirmed 3,433 new cases, with a 38 percent positive test rate for the day, and a seven-day average rate of 30.1 percent.
DHS also reported 48,366 active cases COVID-19 cases — enough people to fill Miller Park & leave more than 6,400 in the parking lots around the stadium.
DHS also reported three additional deaths, bring the total number of deaths attributed to the virus to 2,050.