28.1% of Wisconsinites fully vaccinated against COVID as number of doses administered approaches 4M
MADISON, Wis. — The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Wisconsin is approaching the 4 million mark, according to the state Department of Health Services.
As of Tuesday, a total of 3,920,796 doses have been administered since December. In the past day alone, 22,336 were newly vaccinated.
Health officials said 2,350,330 residents have received at least one dose of vaccine, which is 40.4% of the state’s population. According to the DHS, 1,635,592 people have been fully vaccinated, or 28.1% of Wisconsin.
Health officials recorded 805 new cases of the virus, which more than doubles Monday’s case count. The seven-day rolling average of new cases per day has dropped to 714.
Wisconsin has reached an all-time total of 591,636 confirmed cases, and roughly 9,000 cases are active. The state’s positivity rate has remained below 4%, with the seven-day average percent positive by test seeing a slight increase to 3.5%.
Eight more people have died of COVID complications, which puts the statewide death toll at 6,718. According to DHS data, 100 more people have been hospitalized since Monday.
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