(WAOW) — For the first time since the beginning of October, the number of COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in Wisconsin hospitals falls below 800.
Of all COVID-19 patients, 169, or 22% are in the ICU.
Currently, COVID-19 patients represent about 9% of all patients in Wisconsin hospitals. During a mid-November peak, the represented over a quarter of all patients in hospitals.
WHA reports that November 16, holds the record high for COVID-19 hospitalizations, at 2,277. That same day also holds the record for ICU patients, with 456.
In North Central Wisconsin, as of Sunday afternoon, there are 71 COVID-19 patients in area hospitals, and they make up around 8.8% of all patients currently hospitalized. Of the 71 patients, 21, or 30% are in the ICU.