7-day average of new COVID cases drops below 100 in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s seven-day average of new cases per day has continued to drop, according to the latest data from the state Department of Health Services.
DHS officials said the latest average has fallen to 90. The state has not recorded an average of 90 or fewer cases since March 26, 2020.
Wisconsin has reached an all-time total of 611,844 confirmed cases.
The seven-day average percent positive by test has also stayed below 2%, with Wednesday’s average at 1.1%.
The state’s seven-day average for new COVID deaths has remained at one, while the statewide death toll since the start of the pandemic has amassed 7,230.
As of Wednesday, 2,866,668 residents have received at least one dose of vaccine, or 49.2% of Wisconsin. Health officials said 2,598,220 people have completed the vaccine series, which is 44.6% of the state’s eligible population.
A total of 5,395,172 doses have been administered throughout the state since December.
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