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Wisconsin Update: 54 deaths, 135 newly hospitalized


MADISON (WKOW/WXOW) -- Fifty-four more people were added to the total of those who have died in Wisconsin because of COVID-19, according to the latest numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

DHS also reported 135 people were newly-hospitalized.

As of Monday afternoon, 772 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, up 11 from the day prior.

Of those, 175 are in the ICU, up 6 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 1,301 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 4,147 negative results.


The Department of Health Services dashboard shows the seven-day average of both positive tests by day and test by person. (CHART)

Of all positive cases reported since the pandemic began, 505,987, or 94.8 percent, are considered recovered.

As of Monday, a total of 362,505 vaccines have been administered throughout Wisconsin.

A total of 69,077 Wisconsin residents have gotten both doses of the vaccine, on Friday.

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 28 people are hospitalized in the Western Region of the state, which is comprised of Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Vernon, and Crawford counties. It is a decrease of two increase of one from the day before. One person is currently in intensive care or one fewer than yesterday.  

35 new cases were reported on Saturday in La Crosse County. The state also adjusted its statistics and removed one case from the totals. They broke down demographically this way:

  • 0-9: 6
  • 10-19: 2
  • 20-29: 1
  • 30-39: 5
  • 40-49: 10
  • 50-59: 6
  • 60-69: 2
  • 70-79: 2
  • 80-89: 0
  • 90+: 1

Here is a look at the regional numbers from the DHS update: 

CountyCasesDeaths7-Day Avg.
Buffalo1,239 (4)6.86
Crawford1,629 15 1.57
Grant4,425 (+8)7810.71
Jackson2,535 (+6) 21 (+1) 5
La Crosse11,417 (+35)69 45
Monroe4,016 (+12)3021.29
Trempealeau3,253 (+7)34 6.71
Vernon1,715 (+12)376.43
*DHS occasionally adjusts numbers when information shows that a case 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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