Wisconsin’s COVID-19 numbers continue to trend in the right direction with hospitalizations dropping to the lowest point since April 2.
Hospitalizations reached their peak on Nov. 17 at 2,277 patients. Today’s mark of 206 patients is the lowest for hospitalizations since 192 on April 2.
On Wednesday, 318 new cases were reported, more than 20% lower than the weekly average of 411. Meanwhile, Wisconsin residents with at least one dose of the vaccine topped 1.3 million.
Track COVID and the vaccine in Wisconsin:Track the latest data on cases, deaths and our pace on vaccines
Latest COVID-19 numbers
- New cases reported: 318
- New deaths reported: 15
- Number hospitalized: 206 (intensive care: 58); down 179 patients from one month ago
- Seven-day average of daily cases: 411 (down 320 cases from one month ago)
- Seven-day average of daily deaths: 4 (down 8 from one month ago)
- Seven-day average positivity rate — as a share of all tests given: 2.2%
- Total cases since the start of pandemic: 570,730 (6,311 active cases)
- Total deaths: 6,554
Latest vaccine numbers
- Total doses administered: 2,089,819
- Wisconsin residents with at least one dose: 1,306,478 (22.4% of the population)
- Residents with both doses: 738,714 (12.9% of the population)
- Residents 65 and older with at least one dose: 708,625 (69.7% of 65+ population)