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Wisconsin Update: 42% of eligible residents complete COVID vaccination process

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MADISON, Wis. (WXOW) - Information from the state's Department of Health Services on Tuesday said that the number of people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 stands at 42 percent of those eligible.

In their update, the data showed that 2,444,549 people, or 42 percent of the state's population, have completed the vaccination process.

The numbers said that 2,786,897 people or 47.9 percent of residents in the state have received at least one dose of the vaccine according to DHS.

In Western Wisconsin to date, 130,652 people have received at least one dose of the vaccine. It equates to 47.6 percent of the total number of people in Western Wisconsin. 117,571, or 42.8 percent, have completed the vaccine series.

The DHS figures show that 63,984 people or 54.2 percent of residents of La Crosse County have had at least one dose of the vaccine. 57,052 people in La Crosse County or 48.3 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: 33.1 percent, Vernon: 39.5 percent, Trempealeau: 45.7 percent, and Jackson: 34.5 percent.

Find more about COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.


DHS said there were four new deaths in the state from COVID-19 in its Tuesday update. It raises the death toll from the virus in the state to 7,094.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

46 people were hospitalized in the past day as well.

With another 56 cases, it raises the total number of cases to 610,224 since the beginning of the pandemic.

(CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DHS DASHBOARD)

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


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.


Find additional COVID-19 coverage here.

Kevin Millard

Kevin Millard-Social Media Digital Content Manager for WXOW.

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