COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 41 new COVID-related deaths, 1,518 new cases reported

Thursday, Wisconsin health officials announced 41 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state’s total to 5,992 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 80 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 24,634.

A total of 546,955 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 1,518 new cases reported Thursday

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As of Thursday, DHS reports that more than 3.07 million people have been tested in the state.

The state’s seven-day average positivity rate by person is at 19.4%.

DHS said the state has been allocated 986,275 vaccine doses so far. Of those, 659,025 had been administered as of Thursday, and 129,766 people had completed the two-shot vaccine series.

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