Nearly 2 million Wisconsinites have received at least 1 dose of COVID vaccine
MADISON, Wis. — Nearly 2 million people in Wisconsin have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the state Department of Health Services.
A total of 3,195,625 doses of vaccine have been administered throughout the state, including 49,311 in the past day.
As of Wednesday, 1,987,677 Wisconsinites have gotten the first dose, which is 34.1% of the state’s population. Health officials said 1,227,807 have fully completed the vaccine series, or 21.1% of residents.
The positivity rate has once again seen a slight increase, with the seven-day average percent positive by test rising to 3.7%.
Wisconsin reported 727 new cases of the virus, which is below Tuesday’s case count but higher than the seven-day rolling average of 657. The state has reached an all-time total of 581,797 confirmed cases, and more than 7,700 of those are active.
At least 6,653 have died of coronavirus complications, with five new deaths confirmed Wednesday. According to DHS data, 25 more people have been hospitalized within the past day.
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