COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 6 newly reported deaths, 1,119 newly reported cases

In this April 2, 2020, file photo a nurse holds a vial and a swab at a drive-up coronavirus testing station at a hospital in Seattle. A federal report due out Monday, April 6, finds that three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. Photo: AP/ Ted S. Warren. In this April 2, 2020, file photo a nurse holds a vial and a swab at a drive-up coronavirus testing station at a hospital in Seattle. A federal report due out Monday, April 6, finds that three out of four U.S. hospitals surveyed are already treating patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.

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Created: January 24, 2021 08:50 PM

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported six more deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the state's total to 5,691 since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials also reported 1,119 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases. So far 532,971 people have tested positive for the illness.

As for the most recent DHS data, Wisconsin has administered 310,256 vaccines and 56,680 have completed the two-part vaccination series. So far 779,800 doses have been allocated to Wisconsin, while 473,300 vaccines have been ordered and 100,100 are in transit.

Another 89 patients were admitted to the hospital to be treated for COVID-19. Currently, 785 coronavirus patients are hospitalized in Wisconsin, with 178 in intensive care. A total of 23,625 people have needed hospitalization statewide.


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