DHS: 481 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths 

DHS: 481 new COVID-19 cases, 13 more deaths 

The Department of Health Services reported 481 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, for a total of 606,755.

The state’s death toll remains at 6,971, with 13 more deaths reported.

An additional 3,996 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19, for a total of 3,518,055.

DHS considers 6,846 cases active.

The seven-day average for daily new cases is 419, down five from Monday and 84 from a week ago.

The seven-day average for daily new deaths is eight, the same as Monday and down two from a week ago.

As of Monday, the seven-day positivity rate by test was 2.7 percent, down 0.1 percentage points from Sunday down 0.4 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, 45.5 percent of the state’s population, or 2,650,991 Wisconsinites, have received at least one dose of a vaccine, and 39.6 percent, or 2,305,470 Wisconsinites, have completed their vaccination series.


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