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COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 5 new deaths, 1,092 new cases

FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. According to an analysis by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in JAMA Pediatrics, most children with a serious inflammatory illness linked to the coronavirus had initial COVID-19 infections with no symptoms or only mild ones, new U.S. research shows. Photo: NIAID-RML via AP, File. FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. According to an analysis by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in JAMA Pediatrics, most children with a serious inflammatory illness linked to the coronavirus had initial COVID-19 infections with no symptoms or only mild ones, new U.S. research shows.

Josh Skluzacek
Created: April 09, 2021 02:16 PM

Friday, Wisconsin health officials reported five new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state's total to 6,672 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 88 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 28,059.

A total of 583,935 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 1,092 new cases reported Friday.

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As of Friday, DHS reports that more than 3.34 million people have been tested in the state.

The state's seven-day average positivity rate by test is at 3.8%.

DHS said the state has been allocated more than 3.3 million vaccine doses so far. Of those, 3.38 million had been administered as of Friday, and over 1.33 million people had completed the two-shot vaccine series.

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


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