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July 6, 2022

COVID-19 case count decreasing in Wisconsin, hospitalizations increase

COVID-19 case count decreasing in Wisconsin, hospitalizations increase  Milwaukee Journal SentinelView Full Coverage on Google News

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The seven-day average of daily COVID-19 cases decreased to less than 1,400 cases a day Friday, although average cases are still higher than levels in early May, according to the state Department of Health Services

The DHS reported 40 confirmed COVID-19 deaths during the week starting June 12, another 11 deaths were probable COVID deaths. The seven-day average of confirmed daily deaths is six.

COVID hospitalizations slightly increased throughout the same week, up nine patients from the previous week, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association

Track COVID and the vaccine in Wisconsin:See the latest data on cases, deaths and administered doses

Latest COVID-19 numbers 

  • New cases reported (Friday): 1,355
  • New deaths reported (Friday), confirmed: 14
  • New deaths reported (Friday), probable: 1
  • New deaths reported (this week), confirmed: 40
  • New deaths reported (this week), probable: 11
  • Number hospitalized: 384 (intensive care: 62); up 4 patients from a month ago
  • Seven-day average of daily cases: 1,398 (down 772 cases from one month ago)
  • Seven-day average of confirmed daily deaths: 6 (up three deaths from a month ago)
  • Seven-day average of new deaths reported within 30 days of death: 5 (up three deaths from a month ago)
  • Seven-day average positivity rate: 11.4% of all COVID-19 tests given
  • Total cases since the start of pandemic: 1,501,470
  • Total confirmed deaths: 13,098
  • Total probable deaths: 1,637

Latest vaccine numbers

  • Total doses administered: 9,555,811
  • Seven-day average of daily doses: 1,310
  • Weekly doses administered: 6,222 (as of Friday)
  • Total booster doses administered: 2,053,451
  • Seven-day average of daily booster doses: 646
  • Residents who have received one dose: 3,762,933 (64.5% of the population)
  • Residents who are fully vaccinated: 3,577,698 (61.3% of the population)
  • Residents who have received a booster dose: 2,027,662 (34.8% of the population)
  • Residents ages 5 to 11 with at least one dose: 137,572 (28.2% of age group) 
  • Residents ages 12 to 17 with at least one dose: 275,693 (62% of age group)
  • Residents ages 18 to 24 with at least one dose: 330,905 (60.8% of age group)
  • Residents ages 25 to 34 with at least one dose: 478,852 (64.6% of age group)
  • Residents ages 35 to 44 with at least one dose: 501,963 (69.5% of age group)
  • Residents ages 45 to 54 with at least one dose: 502,246 (71.9% of age group)
  • Residents ages 55 to 64 with at least one dose: 641,467 (78.2% of age group)
  • Residents 65 and older with at least one dose: 894,235 (85.3% of age group)

Contact Drake Bentley at (414) 391-5647 or DBentley1@gannett.com. Follow him on Twitter at @DrakeBentleyMJS