293 new COVID-19 cases; more than 2.7 million in Wisconsin at least partially vaccinated

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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin is reporting a drop in COVID cases from Friday’s count, and reaches more than 2.7 million people partially vaccinated.

Health officials confirmed 293 new cases Saturday, a drop from Friday’s case count of 406. The seven-day average of new cases per day has also continued on a decline, with Saturday’s average at 337.

The state has reached a lifetime total of 608,285 confirmed cases, and nearly 6,387, or 1.1% of cases are active.

DHS officials said 5,023,716 doses of the vaccine have been administered to Wisconsinites, while 2,370,785 people have fully completed the vaccine series.

The seven-day positivity rate for total tests by day has slightly dropped to 2.6%

At least 6,989 have died of coronavirus complications, with 3 new deaths confirmed Saturday. Another 65 people were also hospitalized in the past day.

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