MILWAUKEE, Wis. (SPECTRUM NEWS) - New data out Monday from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services provides a potential silver lining in Wisconsin's ongoing efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus: the state's positivity rate is at its lowest point in a month.
Calculated by analyzing the number of positive COVID-19 tests out of all the tests administered statewide, Wisconsin's positivity rate through two days this week is now at 8.62% (394 positive cases out of 4,567 administered).
That's down from 10.14% last week (April 19 through April 25) and the lowest its been in Wisconsin since the week of March 22 when it was at 6.25%.
Since the week of March 22, Wisconsin's positivity rate had ranged between 9.23% and 11.5%.
Spectrum News 1 will continue to track this week's data and bring you updates on TV and here on our website.