The state of Wisconsin reported just over 5,800 new coronavirus tests on Wednesday, of which 821 were positive, for a positive test rate of about 14 percent. The seven-day average of new cases per day has fallen to 919.
The state of Wisconsin also reported 35 COVID deaths on Wednesday, increasing the total death toll to 6,129. Since March, an additional 190 people have tested positive for COVID but died of other causes. The seven-day average of reported deaths increased slightly to 25.
The seven-day positive rate, which would be less subject day to day fluctuations in testing, from four to 3.9 percent, its lowest rate since the state began reporting that number a few months ago.
The state also reported Thursday that 183,758 Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccination series, about 9,500 since Tuesday. In all, 809,370 vaccine doses have been administered. About 441,000 people have received one dose and await the second.
The estimated number of active cases — diagnosed in the past 30 days — fell slightly to just under 12,800, about 2.3 percent of the 551,871 total cases confirmed in Wisconsin.