Wisconsin approaches 2 million fully vaccinated; 675 new COVID-19 cases
MADISON, Wis.– The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported that 1,992,959 people have been fully vaccinated, meaning the state is less than 8,000 away from having 2 million citizens fully vaccinated.
DHS officials said a total 4,455,787 doses of the vaccine have been administered to Wisconsinites. More than 39,000 doses were administered in a day.
According to the DHS at least 43.3% of people have received one dose.
The 675 new cases is a drop from Friday’s 789 new cases, but the seven-day average of new cases per day is trending up. Saturday’s percentage of positive tests is 3.3%.
The state has a lifetime total of 598,822 confirmed cases, and 1.5% of those are still active.
At least 6,841 have died of coronavirus complications, with 18 new deaths confirmed Saturday. Another 75 people were hospitalized in the last day.
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