COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 12 new deaths, 677 new cases

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 12 new deaths, 677 new cases Photo: KSTP.

Josh Skluzacek
Updated: March 04, 2021 02:22 PM
Created: March 04, 2021 02:10 PM

Thursday, Wisconsin health officials announced 12 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state's total to 6,470 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 51 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 26,330.

A total of 565,808 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 677 new cases reported Thursday.

KSTP's complete COVID-19 coverage

As of Thursday, DHS reports that more than 3.20 million people have been tested in the state.

The state's seven-day average positivity rate by test is at 2.3%.

DHS said the state has been allocated 1,895,025 vaccine doses so far. Of those, 1,568,329 had been administered as of Thursday, and 548,343 people had completed the two-shot vaccine series.

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


Copyright 2021 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

M Health Fairview expanding class to help loved ones support those in crisis

Minneapolis mayor introduces plan for dealing with uptick in violence

As some businesses relax mask mandates, customers feel everything from relief, confusion

Family of 9-year-old shot in Minneapolis: 'Kids just can't be kids, something's got to give'

Highway 12 to close between Orono and Independence from May to September

UPDATE: 13-year-old girl found safe after AMBER Alert issued in Wisconsin