(WAOW) — On Tuesday, Wisconsin's Department of Health Services reports 6,636 COVID-19 test results on Tuesday.
Of those, 2,790 return positive and 3,846 return negative, which is a 42% positivity rate.
The additional cases now brings the total of confirmed cases in the state to 511,136. Of those, 474,830, or 93.4% are considered recovered.
As of Tuesday, the seven-day average for new cases is 2,827. The average has been mostly declining since January 9, after it rose for almost two weeks.
The state also reports 49 additional COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total of those who have died from the virus in the state to 5,211.
The COVID-19 data continues to follow a pattern as it has for nearly two months of minimal death reports over the weekend and a "spike" on Tuesday.
As of Tuesday, seven-day average for reported deaths is 33.
DHS also reported 149 people were newly-hospitalized.
As of Sunday afternoon, 1,017 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, up 18 from the day prior.
Of those, 221 are in the ICU, up 2 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.
DHS now has a county-level dashboard to assess the COVID-19 activity level in counties and Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition regions that measure what DHS calls the burden in each county. View the dashboard HERE.