2.3 million in Wisconsin fully vaccinated against COVID-19
MADISON, Wis. — More than 2.3 million Wisconsinites have completed the COVID-19 vaccine series, according to the state Department of Health Services.
As of Tuesday, 2,305,470 residents have been fully vaccinated, or 39.6% of Wisconsin. Health officials said 2,650,991 people have received at least one dose of vaccine, which is 45.5% of the state’s population.
A total of 4,891,853 doses have been administered throughout the state, including 12,547 in the past day.
Wisconsin reported 481 new cases of the virus, which is higher than Monday’s case count and the seven-day rolling average of 419. The state has reached an all-time total of 606,755 confirmed cases, and 6,846 of those cases are active.
The seven-day average percent positive by test saw a slight decrease to 2.7%.
Public health officials in Dane County are ending the county’s mask mandate once the current health order expires June 2.
Thirteen more people have died of coronavirus complications, which puts the statewide death toll at 6,971. DHS officials said 95 more people have been hospitalized in the past 24 hours, which more than triples Monday’s hospitalization count.
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