569 new COVID-19 cases; 7-day positivity rate drops to 3.7%

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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin reports a drop of 235 COVID-19 cases, compared to Saturday’s count, reaching a total over 585,000.

Health officials confirmed 569 new cases Sunday, a drop from Saturday’s case count of 804. The seven-day average of new cases per day has also continued on a decline, with Sunday’s average at 775.

The state has reached a lifetime total of 585,308 confirmed cases, and nearly 1.5% of cases are active.

DHS officials said 3,526,847 doses of the vaccine have been administered to Wisconsinites, while 1,416,082 people have fully completed the vaccine series.

The seven-day positivity rate for total tests by day has slightly dropped to 3.7%.

At least 6,677 people have died of coronavirus complications, with 1 new death confirmed Sunday. Another 21 people were also hospitalized in the past day.

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