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Wisconsin Update: 33 more dead from COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 6.3 percent fully vaccinated

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

One of the deaths was a La Crosse County resident according to the Coulee COVID-19 Collaborative.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

DHS also reported 63 people were newly hospitalized.

As of Monday afternoon, 346 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, down one from the day prior.

Of those, 95 are in the ICU, up 12 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 566 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 2,987 negative results.


The Department of Health Services dashboard shows the seven-day average of positive tests. (CHART)

Of all positive cases reported since the pandemic began, 545,562, or 97.4 percent, are considered recovered.

As of Tuesday, figures show the state Department of Health said that 815,516 people in the state have received at least one dose of the vaccine. That translates to 14 percent of state residents according to DHS.  6.3 percent of the state population has completed the vaccine series.

In Western Wisconsin to date, 44,165 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 16.1 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin.

The DHS figures show that 20,776, or 17.6 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 10,789 people in La Crosse County, or 9.1 percent, completed the vaccine series according to the state.

Find more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.

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 12 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 the same as the day before. Two people are currently in intensive care, also the same as the previous day.

Eleven new cases were reported in La Crosse County. Here is the demographic breakdown of the new cases:

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

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

CountyCases7-Day Avg.Deaths
Buffalo1,312 0.577
Crawford1,665 0.8617
Grant4,622 (+3)2.71 79
Jackson2,576 (+1)0.4323
La Crosse12,144 (+11)12.1475
Monroe4,281 (+6) 6.2931
Trempealeau3,375 (-1)*1.1436
Vernon1,814 (+1) 236
*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.

Find additional COVID-19 coverage here.

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