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23 percent of COVID-19 patients in Wisconsin were hospitalized

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Posted at 12:20 PM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 13:20:57-04

WISCONSIN — 23 percent of all recorded COVID-19 patients in Wisconsin were hospitalized.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Health, there have been a total of 1,512 patients hospitalized due to coronavirus. That is a 23% of all Wisconsin patients.

Of these hospitalizations, 515 of them were between the ages of 70 and 89.

Within this study, DHS also broke down what percentage of patients within each age group were hospitalized. Here's what they found:

  • Under the age of 10: 8%
  • Between the ages of 10 and 19: 5%
  • Between the ages of 20 and 29: 6%
  • Between the ages of 30 and 39: 8%
  • Between the ages of 40 and 49: 13%
  • Between the ages of 50 and 59: 21%
  • Between the ages of 60 and 69: 34%
  • Between the ages of 70 and 79: 55%
  • Between the ages of 80 and 89: 58%
  • Above the age of 90: 46%

In Wisconsin, the most hospitalizations came from the 60-69 age group. Within that group, 335 people have been hospitalized as of Friday morning.

To see how many people have been hospitalized within each age group, click here.

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