Wisconsin’s 7-day average of COVID-19 cases falls, remains too high, says DHS

Dhs Update

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) — Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Tuesday reported that the seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases is lower than it has been for months, but still too high.

The average sits at 1,545.

DHS reported 1,301 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the state total to 535,218. An additional 54 Wisconsinites have died, bringing the total to 5,753.

La Crosse County had 35 additional cases Tuesday, bringing the total to 11,417. No additional deaths were reported. The seven-day average sits at 45 for the county.

New cases include:

  • Six children under age 9;
  • Two people aged 10-19;
  • One person in their 20s;
  • Five people in their 30s;
  • Ten people in their 40s;
  • Six people in their 50s;
  • Two people in their 60s;
  • Two people in their 70s; and,
  • One person over age 90.

According to DHS, a total of 69,077 Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccine series. A total of 356,750 doses have been administered. Learn more on News 8 Now’s Vaccine HQ.