COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 24 new deaths, 1,802 additional cases

Wisconsin health officials on Thursday announced 24 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state’s total to 5,811 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 87 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 24,063.

A total of 538,348 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 1,802 new cases reported Thursday.

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As of Thursday, DHS reports that more than 3.03 million people have been tested in the state.

The state’s seven-day average positivity rate by person is at 19.3%.

DHS said the state has been allocated 846,300 vaccine doses so far. Of those, 432,102 had been administered as of Thursday, and 83,055 people had completed the two-shot vaccine series.

You can see the state’s complete COVID-19 report here.