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Wisconsin Update: 40 percent of La Crosse Co. residents done with COVID vaccinations

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MADISON, Wis. (WXOW) - Numbers released on Monday by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services showed that another 3,000 residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccination process.  

The totals state that 2,009,464 people, or 34.5 percent of the state's population, are now fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Figures from DHS show 2,527,645 people in the state have received at least one dose of the vaccine. That translates to 43.4 percent of state residents according to DHS.

In Western Wisconsin to date, 119,772 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 43.6 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin. 100,305, or 36.5 percent, have completed the vaccine series.

The DHS figures show that 58,520 people or 49.6 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 48,125 people in La Crosse County or 40.8 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: 28.3 percent, Vernon: 34.2 percent, Trempealeau: 38.8 percent, and Jackson: 30.2 percent.

Find more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.

DHS said there were no deaths in the state from COVID-19 on Monday. The number of deaths in the state from the virus remains at 6,839.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

29 people were hospitalized in the past day as well.

349 new cases were reported on Sunday with 2,494 tests coming back negative.


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

Of all positive cases reported since the pandemic began, 583,871, or 97.4 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
Crawford1,708 (-1) 0.1417
Grant4,888 (+1)2.4385
La Crosse12,712 (+1)12.1481
Monroe4,516 (+4)6.7137
Trempealeau3,531 (+4) 2.5741

*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.

Kevin Millard

Kevin Millard-Social Media Digital Content Manager for WXOW.

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