39.5% of Wisconsinites complete COVID vaccine series; no new deaths confirmed

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MADISON, Wis. — Nearly 40% of Wisconsinites have completed the COVID-19 vaccine series, according to the latest data from the state Department of Health Services.

As of Monday, 2,297,163 residents have been fully vaccinated, or 39.5% of Wisconsin. Nearly 300,000 people in Dane County are fully vaccinated.

Health officials said 2,643,660 people have received at least one dose of vaccine, which is 45.4% of the state’s population.

A total of 4,876,648 doses have been administered throughout the state since December.

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Wisconsin reported 116 new cases of the virus, which is well below the seven-day rolling average of 424. The state has reached an all-time total of 606,274 confirmed cases, and fewer than 7,000 cases are active.

The seven-day average percent positive by test remains under 3%, with Monday’s percentage at 2.8%.

No new deaths were confirmed Monday, which leaves the statewide death toll at 6,958. DHS officials said 27 more people were hospitalized within the past day.

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