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More than 25,000 in Wisconsin have received full vaccine; COVID stats continue to improve


The state of Wisconsin reported just under 9,700 new coronavirus tests on Thursday, of which 2,712 were positive, for a positive test rate of about 28 percent. With testing remaining lower than in previous weeks, the seven-day average of new cases per day fell to 2,328

The seven-day positive rate for all people tested, which would be less subject day to day fluctuations in testing, continued a sharp decline, falling from 28.1 to 27 percent, while the positive rate for all tests fell from 9.4 to 8.9 percent.

The state also reports Thursday that 26,708 Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccination series. In all, 195,152 vaccine doses have been administered.

The state of Wisconsin also reported 42 COVID deaths on Thursday, bringing the total death toll to 5,290. Since March, an additional 161 people have tested positive for COVID but died of other causes. The seven-day average of reported deaths rose slightly to 30.14.

The estimated number of active cases — diagnosed in the past 30 days — rose slightly to 27,862, about 5.4 percent of the 515,982 total cases confirmed in Wisconsin.

The number of people currently hospitalized fell by 27 to 998. Of those, 229 are in the ICU, five more than Wednesday.

The table below shows new cases, new cases per 100,000 residents and new deaths for each county. Click on the header of any column to sort the data by that column.