MADISON, Wis. (WXOW) – Figures released by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services showed that half of La Crosse County residents have had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The DHS figures show that 59,011 people or 50 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 50,122 people in La Crosse County or 42.5 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: 29.2 percent, Vernon: 35.1 percent, Trempealeau: 40.5 percent, and Jackson: 30.7 percent.
In Western Wisconsin to date, 120,884 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 44 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin. 103,894, or 37.8 percent, have completed the vaccine series.
Data from Wednesday stated 2,086,243 people, or 35.8 percent of the state’s population, are now fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
The numbers said that 2,555,105 people in the state have received at least one dose of the vaccine. That translates to 43.9 percent of state residents according to DHS.
Find more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.
DHS said there were 14 new deaths in the state from COVID-19 reported on Thursday. The number of deaths in the state from the virus is at 6,877.
One of the deaths was in La Crosse County according to DHS data.
Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.
68 people were hospitalized in the past day as well.
With the addition of 667 cases, there’s now been a total of 601,603 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Another 4,663 tests came back negative.
Of all positive cases reported, 585,797, or 97.4 percent, are considered recovered.
(CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DHS DASHBOARD)
The Department of Health Services dashboard shows the seven-day average of positive tests. (CHART)
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||12,744 (-12)||8086||84 (+1)|
*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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