COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 8 new deaths, 806 new cases

Thursday, Wisconsin health officials reported eight new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state’s total to 6,815 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 73 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 29,255.

A total of 597,358 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 806 new cases reported Thursday.

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As of Thursday, DHS reports that more than 3.44 million people have been tested in the state.

The state’s seven-day average positivity rate by test is at 3.2%.

DHS said 4.36 million vaccine doses had been administered as of Thursday, and over 1.92 million people had completed the two-shot vaccine series.

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