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 The data snapshot is released once per month. You can find past issues on our data and dashboard page. The data below are from February 13-March 12. To learn more about CDC recommendations based on our data, visit the CDC Community Levels page.

Key messages from today’s Data Snapshot

  • Cases have been stable for the past four weeks. We currently have a 14-day average of 57 confirmed and probable cases per day. Inpatient hospitalizations have also been stable for the past four weeks, and we currently have a 14-day average of 52 people hospitalized with COVID in Dane County hospitals each day. Percent positivity is at 7.6% for the past two weeks, and we’re currently averaging 649 PCR tests per day over the past two weeks.

  • For the most recent sampling period (3/3-3/9), Madison has a low COVID wastewater concentration with no significant increase. The Sun Prairie sewershed ceased data collection for COVID wastewater monitoring at the end of January 2023.

  • Statewide, rhinovirus/enterovirus is the predominant circulating non-COVID respiratory virus. Human metapneumovirus activity continues to increase and will likely become the predominant virus circulating in Wisconsin in the coming weeks. Influenza-like illness activity is low statewide, and flu and RSV presence appear to be very low. 
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