DHS reports 349 new COVID-19 cases

DHS reports 349 new COVID-19 cases

The Department of Health Services reported 349 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, for a total of 599,576.

The state’s death toll remains at 6,839, after DHS reported no new deaths.

An additional 2,843 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19, for a total of 3,456,450.

DHS considers 8,600 cases active.

The seven-day average for daily new cases is 646, down three from Sunday and up 44 from a week ago.

The seven-day average for daily new deaths is 12, the same as Sunday and up five from a week ago.

As of Sunday, the seven-day positivity rate by test was 3.3 percent, the same as Saturday and up 0.1 percentage points from a week earlier, per preliminary data from DHS.

There were 315 COVID-19 patients hospitalized on Monday, the same as Sunday and down 48 from a week ago, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.

There were 98 in intensive care units, down four from Sunday and 23 from a week ago.

Per state data, 43.4 percent of the state’s population, or 2,527,645 Wisconsinites, have received at least one dose of a vaccine, and 34.5 percent, or 2,009,464 Wisconsinites, have completed their vaccination series.

Wisconsin vaccinators administered 4,479,776 doses of COVID-19 vaccine through Sunday.

They gave 4,074 doses on Sunday, with a seven-day average of 32,416 daily shots.


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