The state of Wisconsin reported just under 3,400 new coronavirus tests on Friday, of which 350 were positive, for a positive test rate of about 10 percent. The seven-day average of new cases per day fell considerably to 479.
The seven-day positive rate, which would be less subject day to day fluctuations in testing, held steady at 2.3 percent for the second consecutive day, after falling from 2.4 yesterday.
The state reported seven deaths on Friday, bringing the total death toll to 6,477. The seven-day average of daily deaths remained 11.
Since March 2020, an additional 159 people have tested positive for COVID but died of other causes.
The state also reported Sunday that more than 572,000 Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccination series, more than 24,000 since Wednesday. In all, more than 1.6 million vaccine doses have been administered to more than one million people.
The estimated number of active cases — diagnosed in the past 30 days — fell to just over 7,200, about 1.24 percent of the 566,158 total cases confirmed in Wisconsin.