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Wisconsin Update: 21,000 more finish with the vaccination process

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MADISON (WXOW) -- In Tuesday's update, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services provided figures that said another 21,000 people are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Numbers from DHS show 2,350,330 people in the state have received at least one dose of the vaccine. That translates to 40.4 percent of state residents according to DHS. The figures show that 1,635,592 people, or 28.1 percent of the state's population, are now fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

In Western Wisconsin to date, 113,240 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 41.2 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin. 81,078, or 29.5 percent, have completed the vaccine series.

The DHS figures show that 55,143 people or 46.7 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 37,028 people in La Crosse County or 31.4 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: 23.5 percent, Vernon: 28.7 percent, Trempealeau: 32.4 percent, and Jackson: 26.5 percent.

Find more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.


On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services said there were eight additional COVID-19 deaths in the state.  

The total number of deaths in the state from the virus is now at 6,718.  

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

DHS also reported 100 people were newly hospitalized.

There have been 805 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 3,510 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, 575,702, or 97.3 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.


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): 

CountyCases7-Day Avg.Deaths
Buffalo1,341 (+5) 1.437
Crawford1,7001.4317
Grant4,852 (+10)6.1485
Jackson2,604 (+3)1.1426
La Crosse12,556 (+9) 4.8680
Monroe4,443 (+5) 4.5737
Trempealeau3,498 (+2) 1.7139
Vernon1,894 (+1) 0.2944 

*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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