Nearly 47% of Wisconsin residents have had at least one dose of COVID vaccine

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MADISON, Wis. — Nearly 47% of Wisconsinites have gotten at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the state Department of Health Services.

As of Monday, 2,727,649 people have received at least one dose, which is 46.8% of the state’s population. Health officials said 2,384,175 residents have fully completed the vaccine series, or 40.9% of Wisconsin.

Beloit College has announced students, staff and faculty will be required to get vaccinated for the 2021-22 school year.

A total of 5,052,793 doses have been administered throughout the state since December.

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Wisconsin reported 151 new cases of the virus, which is roughly the same as Sunday’s case count. The seven-day rolling average of new cases per day went up slightly to 329, which is relatively low compared to the beginning of the year.

The state has reached an all-time total of 608,583 confirmed cases, and roughly 5,800 cases remain active. The seven-day average percent positive by test also saw a slight drop to 2.5%.

One more person has died of coronavirus complications, which puts the statewide death toll at 6,990. An additional 24 people have been hospitalized in the past 24 hours.

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