The state of Wisconsin reported just over 5,500 new coronavirus tests on Thursday, of which 1,092 were positive. With the second consecutive day over 1,000, the seven-day average of new cases per day rose to 764.
The seven-day positive rate, which would be less subject day to day fluctuations in testing, remained steady at 3.8 percent.
The state reported five new deaths on Thursday, increasing the total death toll to 6,672.
The seven-day average of daily deaths held at six.
Since March 2020, an additional 159 people have tested positive for COVID but died of other causes.
The estimated number of active cases — diagnosed in the past 30 days — rose significantly to more than 8,500, almost 1.5 percent of the 583,850 total cases confirmed in Wisconsin.
The state also reported Monday that more than 1.33 million Wisconsin residents have completed the COVID-19 vaccination series. More than 93,000 doses were reported over the past 24 hours. In all, almost 3.4 million vaccine doses have been administered to more than two million people.