Number of Wisconsinites with at least 1 dose of COVID vaccine slowly approaches 3 million

MADISON, Wis. — As Wisconsin’s vaccination rates trickle upward, the overall COVID-19 data in the state continues to see minor deviations in cases, deaths and positive tests.

The state Department of Health Services said 2,928,101 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine, which is 50.3% of the state’s eligible population. Health officials said 2,734,765 residents have finished the vaccine series, or 47% of Wisconsin.

A total of 5,591,531 doses have been administered throughout the state, including 5,066 in the past day.

 

The rolling average of new COVID cases per day remained largely the same at 71, and the state has reached an all-time total of 612,909 confirmed cases. Wisconsin has not recorded a seven-day case average of 100 or higher since June 14.

According to DHS data, 4,607 cases of COVID variants have been identified in the state.

The seven-day average percent positive by test saw a slight increase to 1% after having persisted below that range for nearly two weeks.

As of Thursday afternoon, the seven-day average of confirmed COVID deaths has remained at one, with one new death reported in the past day. At least 7,314 Wisconsinites have died since the start of the pandemic.

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