MADISON (WXOW) — As of Sunday afternoon, more than one-quarter of the state’s population has had their first shot in the COVID-19 vaccine series according to figures from the state’s Department of Health.
Some 1,464,999 people, or 25.2 percent, received their first shot of vaccine.
855,820 people, or 14.7 percent of the state’s population, have finished the vaccine series.
In Western Wisconsin to date, 74,537 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 27.1 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin. 46,398, or 16.9 percent, have completed the vaccine series.
The DHS figures show that 34,015 people or 28.8 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 21,931 people in La Crosse County or 18.6 percent completed the vaccine series according to the state.
In other counties, these are the percentages for the population receiving the first dose of a COVID vaccine: Monroe: 22.5 percent, Vernon: 26 percent, Trempealeau: 29.6 percent, and Jackson: 25.6 percent.
Find more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.
According to numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, there were no additional deaths in the state from the virus in the past 24 hours.
The total number of deaths in the state from the virus is 6,576.
Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.
DHS also reported 30 people were newly hospitalized.
As of Friday, 213 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals.
Of those, 64 people are in the ICU, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.
There have been 420 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 4,028 negative results.
(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, 559,478, or 97.8 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.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services said that five people are hospitalized in the Western Region of the state, which is comprised of Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Vernon, and Crawford counties. None of the patients are currently in intensive care.
DHS added twelve new cases to the list for La Crosse County. Here are the age demographics of those cases:
- 0-9: 1
- 10-19: 1
- 20-29: 4
- 30-39: 0
- 40-49: 2
- 50-59: 2
- 60-69: 2
- 70-79: 0
- 80-89: 0
- 90+: 0
Here is a look at the regional numbers from the DHS update:
|The Crosse||12,340 (+4)||6.14||80|
*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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