DHS reports lowest daily COVID-19 case count since April 2020
The Department of Health Services reported 116 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, its lowest daily case count in more than a year.
DHS reported 87 new daily cases on April 13, 2020.
As of Monday, there have been 606,274 COVID-19 cases in the state.
The state’s death toll remains at 6,958, with no further deaths reported.
An additional 2,345 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19, for a total of 3,514,059.
DHS considers 6,820 cases active.
The seven-day average for daily new cases is 424, down 13 from Sunday and 108 from a week ago.
The seven-day average for daily new deaths is eight, the same as Sunday and down one from a week ago.
As of Sunday, the seven-day positivity rate by test was 2.8 percent, the same as Saturday and down 0.3 percentage points from a week ago, per preliminary data from DHS.
Wisconsin vaccinators administered 4,891,853 doses of COVID-19 vaccine through Monday. They gave 12,547 doses on Monday, with a seven-day average of 22,298 daily shots.
Per state data, 45.4 percent of the state’s population, or 2,643,660 Wisconsinites, have received at least one dose of a vaccine, and 39.5 percent, or 2,297,163 Wisconsinites, have completed their vaccination series.
Per the Wisconsin Hospital Association, there were 321 COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the state on Monday, down two from Sunday and one from a week ago.
There were 71 in intensive care units, down four from Sunday and 25 from a week ago.