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More than 30,000 Wisconsin residents now fully vaccinated; positive test rates continue steep decline


The state of Wisconsin reported just over 8,000 new coronavirus tests on Friday, of which 2,269 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 2,199.

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 27 to 25.9 percent, while the positive rate for all tests fell from 8.9 to 8.5 percent.

The state also reports Thursday that 30,805 Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccination series, about 4,000 since yesterday. In all, 213,056 vaccine doses have been administered.

The state of Wisconsin also reported 32 COVID deaths on Friday, 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 — fell slightly to 27,611, about 5.3 percent of the 518,251 total cases confirmed in Wisconsin.

The number of people currently hospitalized continued its decline, falling by 45 to 953. Of those, 227 are in the ICU, two fewer than Thursday.

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.