Nearly 1/4 of Wisconsinites have completed COVID vaccine series
MADISON, Wis. — Nearly one-quarter of Wisconsinites have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the state Department of Health Services.
As of Monday, 1,423,723 people have completed the vaccine series, which is 24.5% of the state’s population.
Health officials said 2,175,782 residents have gotten the first dose of the shot, or 37.4% of the state. Nearly half of Dane County residents have received at least one dose of vaccine.
More than 3.5 million doses have been administered throughout the state since December.
The seven-day average percent positive by test saw a minor increase to 3.8% Monday.
Health officials confirmed 402 new cases of the virus, down from Sunday’s case count. According to DHS data, that’s also below the seven-day rolling average of 789. The state has reached an all-time total of 585,710 confirmed cases, and more than 8,400 cases are active.
At least 6,680 have died of coronavirus complications since the start of the pandemic, with three new deaths confirmed Monday. An additional 34 have been hospitalized within the past 24 hours.
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