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October 4, 2022

Wisconsin averaging less than 1000 COVID cases a day for the first time since April

Wisconsin averaging less than 1000 COVID cases a day for the first time since April  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Wisconsin is averaging fewer than 1,000 COVID-19 cases a day, which is the lowest total since April.

The seven-day average of daily cases decreased to 949 cases on Tuesday. That number slightly increased the following two days, up to 969 cases on Friday, according to the state Department of Health Services.

The state averaged more than 2,200 cases in May, and have been consistently lower than that in the following months.

Also, the number of people hospitalized decreased to 426 patients on Friday, which is 103 patients less than a month ago, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

Latest COVID-19 numbers 

  • New cases reported (Friday): 1,361
  • New deaths reported (this week), confirmed: 25
  • New deaths reported (this week), probable: 4
  • Number hospitalized: 426 (intensive care: 82); down 103 patients from a month ago
  • Seven-day average of daily cases: 969 (down 640 cases from one month ago)
  • Seven-day average of confirmed daily deaths: 4 (up 2 deaths from a month ago)
  • Seven-day average of new deaths reported within 30 days of death: 2 (up 1 death from a month ago)
  • Seven-day average positivity rate: 11% of all COVID-19 tests given
  • Total cases since the start of pandemic: 1,623,026
  • Total confirmed deaths: 13,364
  • Total probable deaths: 1,731

Latest vaccine numbers

  • Total doses administered: 10,087,296
  • Daily doses administered: 269
  • Seven-day average of daily doses: 256
  • Weekly doses administered: 7,471 (as of Friday) 
  • Total booster doses administered: 2,649,849
  • Daily booster doses administered: 31
  • Seven-day average of daily booster doses: 34
  • Residents who have received one dose: 3,775,686 (64.7% of the population)
  • Residents who are fully vaccinated: 3,592,054 (61.6% of the population)
  • Residents who have received a booster dose: 2,065,288 (35.4% of the population)
  • Residents ages 5 to 11 with at least one dose: 143,028 (29.3% of age group) 
  • Residents ages 12 to 17 with at least one dose: 278,023 (62.6% of age group)
  • Residents ages 18 to 24 with at least one dose: 333,903 (61.3% of age group)
  • Residents ages 25 to 34 with at least one dose: 482,133 (65.1% of age group)
  • Residents ages 35 to 44 with at least one dose: 503,741 (69.8% of age group)
  • Residents ages 45 to 54 with at least one dose: 503,813 (72% of age group)
  • Residents ages 55 to 64 with at least one dose: 642,127 (78.3% of age group)
  • Residents 65 and older with at least one dose: 889,120 (84.8% of age group)

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