Wisconsin COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to climb over weekend – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin hospitalizations due to COVID-19 have continued to climb over the past weekend. 

On Friday, the Wisconsin Hospital Association reported that 1,162 people were hospitalized with COVID. Three hundred and seven of them were receiving intensive care.

Monday’s data showed that the total number of COVID-19 patients across the state had risen to 1,179, with 317 of them in the ICU. 

The seven-day average of daily deaths has remained the same since Friday, however, with 11. Compared to one month ago, that average has decreased by two deaths. 

Latest COVID-19 numbers

  • New cases reported: 1,201
  • New deaths reported: 8
  • Number hospitalized: 1,179 (intensive care: 317); up 135 patients from a month ago
  • Seven-day average of daily cases: 2,499 (up 877 cases from one month ago)
  • Seven-day average of daily deaths: 11 (down two deaths from one month ago)
  • Seven-day average positivity rate — as a share of all tests given: 8.7%
  • Total cases since the start of pandemic: 754,035
  • Total deaths: 8,151

Latest vaccine numbers

  • Total doses administered: 6,421,777
  • Daily doses administered: 510
  • Seven-day average of daily doses: 5,068
  • Residents who have received one dose: 3,326,299 (57.1% of the population)
  • Residents who are fully vaccinated: 3,165,184 (54.4% of the population)
  • Adults who have received one dose: 3,109,737 (68.3% of the 18+ population)
  • Adults who are fully vaccinated: 2,965,462 (65.1% of the 18+ population) 
  • Residents ages 12 to 15 with at least one dose: 139,544 (47.1% of age group)
  • Residents ages 16 to 17 with at least one dose: 76,961 (52.2% of age group)
  • Residents ages 18 to 24 with at least one dose: 284,857 (52.2% of age group)
  • Residents ages 25 to 34 with at least one dose: 419,642 (56.6% of age group)
  • Residents ages 35 to 44 with at least one dose: 457,339 (64.1% of age group)
  • Residents ages 45 to 54 with at least one dose: 466,629 (65.2% of age group)
  • Residents ages 55 to 64 with at least one dose: 607,953 (73.9% of age group)
  • Residents 65 and older with at least one dose: 873,317 (85.9% of age group)

Variant cases of concern

DHS, the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene and other laboratory partners regularly perform whole genome sequencing on a portion of positive tests. The numbers below do not represent the total number of variant cases. 

  • Cases of the alpha (B.1.1.7) variant: 3,735
  • Cases of the beta (B.1.351) variant: 77
  • Cases of the delta (B.1.617.2) variant: 7,675
  • Cases of the gamma (P.1) variant: 336

Contact Hannah Kirby at hannah.kirby@jrn.com. Follow her on Twitter at @HannahHopeKirby.

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