COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Over 1.7M vaccinations administered, 10% of residents have completed vaccine series

This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. University of Hong Kong scientists claim to have the first evidence of someone being reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19. They said Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 that genetic tests show a 33-year-old man returning to Hong Kong from a trip to Spain in mid-August had a different strain of the coronavirus than the one he’d previously been infected with in March. Photo: NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP. This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. University of Hong Kong scientists claim to have the first evidence of someone being reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19. They said Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 that genetic tests show a 33-year-old man returning to Hong Kong from a trip to Spain in mid-August had a different strain of the coronavirus than the one he’d previously been infected with in March.

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Updated: March 08, 2021 03:05 PM
Created: March 08, 2021 01:06 PM

Monday, Wisconsin health officials announced no new deaths related to COVID-19, keeping the state's total at 6,481 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 27 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 26,484.

A total of 566,871 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 178 new cases reported Monday.

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As of Monday, DHS reports that more than 3.21 million people have been tested in the state.

The state's seven-day average positivity rate by test is at 2.2%.

DHS said the state has been allocated 1,895,025 vaccine doses so far. Of those, 1,713,382 had been administered as of Monday, and 603,600 people had completed the two-shot vaccine series.

You can see the state's complete COVID-19 report here.


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