MADISON, Wis. (WXOW) – More than 1.9 million people are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Wisconsin.
The figures Thursday show that 1,929,913 people, or 33.1 percent of the state’s population, are now fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Figures from DHS show 2,492,262 people in the state have received at least one dose of the vaccine. That translates to 42.8 percent of state residents according to DHS.
In Western Wisconsin to date, 118,640 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 43.2 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin. 95,721, or 34.9 percent, have completed the vaccine series.
The DHS figures show that 58,022 people or 49.2 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 45,451 people in La Crosse County or 38.5 percent completed the vaccine series according to the state.
In other counties, these are the percentages for the population completing the series of COVID vaccinations: Monroe: 26.9 percent, Vernon: 33 percent, Trempealeau: 37.5 percent, and Jackson: 29.1 percent.
Find more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.
Eight new deaths from the virus were reported by DHS on Thursday. It brings the total number of deaths in the state to 6,815.
Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.
73 people were hospitalized in the past day as well.
806 new cases were reported on Tuesday with 4,739 tests coming back negative.
(CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DHS DASHBOARD)
The Department of Health Services dashboard shows the seven-day average of positive tests. (CHART)
Of all positive cases reported since the pandemic began, 581,197, or 97.3 percent, are considered recovered.
DHS now has a county-level dashboard to assess the COVID-19 activity level in counties and Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition regions that measure what DHS calls the burden in each county. View the dashboard HERE.
Information from DHS now provides a breakdown of their data in a new interactive map. It can show users’ data by county, municipality, school district, or zip code. Find the map here.
Here is a look at the regional numbers from the DHS update (numbers in parenthesis indicate increase/decrease in cases/deaths from the day before):
|The Crosse||12,670 (+12)||12.57||81|
*DHS occasionally adjusts numbers when information shows that a case or cases may be from another county.
7-Day Average is per 100,000 people. Figures compiled by the WI. Dept. of Health Services or county health departments.
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