State approaches one-third of Wisconsinites fully vaccinated for COVID-19
Nearly one-third of Wisconsinites have completed their COVID-19 vaccination series.
Per state data, 42.8 percent of the state’s population, or 2,492,262 Wisconsinites, have received at least one dose of a vaccine, and 33.1. percent, or 1,929,913 Wisconsinites, have completed their vaccination series.
Wisconsin vaccinators administered 4,363,653 doses of COVID-19 vaccine through Wednesday.
They gave 42,399 doses on Wednesday, with a seven-day average of 37,984 daily shots.
The Department of Health Services reported 806 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, for a total of 597,358.
The state’s death toll is at 6,815, after DHS reported eight new deaths.
An additional 5,545 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19, for a total of 3,440,201.
DHS considers 9,079 cases active.
The seven-day average for daily new cases is 623, up 11 from Wednesday and down 18 from a week ago.
The seven-day average for daily new deaths is 13, up one from Wednesday and nine from a week ago.
As of Wednesday, the seven-day positivity rate by test was 3.2 percent, the same as Tuesday and a week earlier, per preliminary data from DHS.