COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 2 deaths removed from total after data review, 434 new cases added

Wisconsin health officials on Friday reported minus two new deaths related to COVID-19, dropping the state’s total to 6,597 deaths since the pandemic began. The state said the two deaths were removed after a review of reported data.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 39 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 27,353.

A total of 574,870 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 434 new cases reported Friday.

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As of Friday, DHS reports that more than 3.27 million people have been tested in the state.

The state’s seven-day average positivity rate by test is at 2.6%.

DHS said the state has been allocated 2,679,245 vaccine doses so far. Of those, 2,595,204 had been administered as of Friday, and 948,765 people had completed the two-shot vaccine series.

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