The state of Wisconsin reported just over 6,550 new coronavirus tests on Wednesday, of which 1,328 were positive, for a positive test rate of about 20.3 percent. The seven-day average of new cases per day has fallen to 1,517.
The state of Wisconsin also reported 34 COVID deaths on Wednesday, bringing the total death toll to 5,787. Since March, an additional 190 people have tested positive for COVID but died of other causes. The seven-day average of reported deaths slipped to 32.14.
The seven-day positive rate for all people tested, which would be less subject day to day fluctuations in testing, fell to 19.3 percent, while the positive rate for all tests slipped slightly to 5.9 percent — both the lowest reported to date.
The state also reported Friday that 74,629 Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccination series, about 5,550 more since yesterday. In all, 389,240 vaccine doses have been administered.
The estimated number of active cases — diagnosed in the past 30 days — fell slightly to just over 20,500, about 3.8 percent of the 536,546 total cases confirmed in Wisconsin.