Nearly 1 million Wisconsinites are fully vaccinated

This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (orange)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (green) cultured in the lab.

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin is reporting a drop in COVID-19 cases from Saturday’s count while nearly one million Wisconsinites have finished their vaccination series.

Health officials confirmed 428 new cases Sunday, a drop from Saturday’s case count of 450. The seven-day average of new cases per day has also continued on an increase, with Sunday’s average at 473.

The state has reached a lifetime total of 575,748 confirmed cases, and nearly 1.2% of cases are active.

DHS officials said 2,705,527 doses of the vaccine have been administered to Wisconsinites, while 995,419 people have fully completed the vaccine series.

The seven-day positivity rate for total tests by day has slightly increased to 2.7%.

At least 6,598 people have died of coronavirus complications, with no new death confirmed Sunday. Another 30 people were also hospitalized in the past day.

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