MADISON (WXOW) — In its Sunday update, the Wisconsin Department of Health said in the past day, another 25,000 Wisconsin residents have received their first shot in the COVID-19 vaccine.
The figures show that 1,699,837 people in the state have received at least one dose of the vaccine. That translates to 29.2 percent of state residents according to DHS. 995,419 people, or 17.1 percent of the state’s population, have finished the vaccine series.
In Western Wisconsin to date, 85,003 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 31 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin. 53,208, or 19.4 percent, have completed the vaccine series.
The DHS figures show that 39,598 people or 33.6 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 24,454 people in La Crosse County or 20.7 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: 25.1 percent, Vernon: 29.8 percent, Trempealeau: 32.8 percent, and Jackson: 28.3 percent.
Find more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.
According to numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Sunday, there were no new deaths from the virus.
The total number of deaths in the state from the virus is 6,598.
Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.
DHS also reported 30 people were newly hospitalized.
As of Friday, 226 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals.
Of those, 57 people are in the ICU according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.
There have been 428 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 3,492 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, 562,308, or 97.7 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 four 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.
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||12,394 (+3)||7.71||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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