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Wisconsin Update: 18 more dead from COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 9 percent fully vaccinated

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Eighteen 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.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

One death each happened in Vernon and Grant counties according to DHS figure.

DHS also reported 57 people were newly hospitalized.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 275 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, down twelve from the day prior.

Of those, 71 are in the ICU, a drop of two from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 539 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 3,287 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, 551,329, or 97.6 percent, are considered recovered.

As of Wednesday, figures show the state Department of Health said that 951,501 people in the state have received at least one dose of the vaccine. That translates to 16.3 percent of state residents according to DHS. 524,908 people, or 9 percent of the state's population, have completed the vaccine series.

In Western Wisconsin to date, 51,148 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 18.6 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin. 26,849, or 9.8 percent, have completed the vaccine series.

The DHS figures show that 23,568, or 20 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 13,826 people in La Crosse County, or 11.7 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 10 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 three from the day before. One person is currently in intensive care, also the same as the day before.

22 new cases were reported in La Crosse County. DHS also removed one case in an adjustment of numbers. Here is how DHS listed the new cases by age:

  • 0-9: 3
  • 10-19: 7
  • 20-29: 3
  • 30-39: 0
  • 40-49: 5
  • 50-59: 1
  • 60-69: 3
  • 70-79: 0
  • 80-89: 0
  • 90+: 0

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

CountyCases7-Day Avg.Deaths
Buffalo1,320 0.867
Grant4,660 (+3)581 (+1)
Jackson2,580 (+5) 0.2923
La Crosse12,268 (+22)15.1480
Monroe4,325 (+3)5.8631
Trempealeau3,400 (+2)3.1437
Vernon1,833 (+1) 2.1440 (+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.

Find additional COVID-19 coverage here.

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