The state of Wisconsin reported just over 5,500 new coronavirus tests on Wednesday, of which 938 were positive, for a positive test rate of about 16.9 percent. The seven-day average of new cases per day has fallen to 832.
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, continued its downward trajectory to 3.5 percent, its lowest rate since the state began reporting that number a few months ago.
The state also reported Thursday that 213,571 Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccination series, more than 25,000 since Tuesday. In all, 885,526 vaccine doses have been administered. About 458,000 people have received one dose and await the second.
The estimated number of active cases — diagnosed in the past 30 days — fell to just over 12,000, about 2.2 percent of the 554,079 total cases confirmed in Wisconsin.