COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 17 new deaths, 815 new cases

Tuesday, Wisconsin health officials reported 17 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state’s total to 6,773 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 100 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 29,103.

A total of 595,864 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 815 new cases reported Tuesday.

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As of Tuesday, DHS reports that more than 3.42 million people have been tested in the state.

The state’s seven-day average positivity rate by test is at 3.1%.

DHS said 4.25 million vaccine doses had been administered as of Tuesday, and over 1.85 million people had completed the two-shot vaccine series.

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