DHS: 56,000-plus Wisconsinites complete COVID-19 vaccination

DHS: 56,000-plus Wisconsinites complete COVID-19 vaccination

More than 56,000 Wisconsinites have completed their COVID-19 vaccination series, according to state data released Friday.

Department of Health Services data show 56,680 have completed the series as of Thursday. There were 310,256 doses administered as of Friday.

DHS reported 2,070 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, for a total of 530,171.

Thirty-six more deaths brought the state’s death toll to 5,643.

An additional 8,382 people have been tested, for a total of 2,993,515.

DHS considers 23,683 cases active.

The seven-day average for daily new cases is 1,702, down 29 from Thursday and 617 from a week ago.

The seven-day average for daily new deaths is 46, up one from Thursday and 17 from a week ago

As of Thursday, the seven-day positivity rate by person was 21.7 percent, down 0.5 percentage points from Thursday and 4.2 percentage points from a week ago.

The rate by test was 6.6 percent, down 0.4 percentage points from Thursday and 1.7 percentage points from a week ago.

Five people were getting Bamlanivimab infusion therapy at the surge facility in West Allis on Friday.

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