COVID Data Notes for the Week of September 15, 2022
The data snapshot is released twice per month. You can find past issues on our data and dashboard page. The data below are from August 29-September 11. To learn more about CDC recommendations based on our data, visit the CDC Community Levels page.
Key messages from today’s Data Snapshot
Cases increased during this 14-day period with an average of 125 confirmed cases per day. The number of people hospitalized with COVID in Dane County hospitals was stable with an average of 56 people hospitalized each day. Percent positivity during this 14-day period was 11.5% and an average of 1,092 PCR tests were conducted per day.
Over the past four weeks, confirmed and probable cases increased among ages 12-17 and 18-22, decreased among ages 0-4, 23-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80+, and were stable among ages 5-7 and 8-11. Ages 18-22 currently have the highest confirmed case rate at 31.7 per 100,000 per day, and also have the highest percent positivity at 20.9%. See page 3 of the 9/1/22 data snapshot for things to consider when making interpretations or decisions based on data points such as number of cases, cases by age and age trends, and percent positivity.
- The data snapshot is released twice per month, on or after the 1st and 15th of each month. The next data snapshot will be released in three weeks, on 10/6/22.