Over 2k new positive COVID-19 cases, 19 new COVID-related deaths

WEDNESDAY 9/8/2021 1:54 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 674,236 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 7,686 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 3,570 known cases of B.1.1.7 (Alpha), 67 cases of B.1.351 (Beta), 2,949 cases of B.1.617.2 (Delta), and 335 cases of the P.1 variant (Gamma).

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases674,236672,271 (+2,064)
Received one dose of vaccine3,224,764 (55.4%)3,221,706 (55.3%)
Fully vaccinated3,027,602 (52.0%)3,023,653 (51.9%)
COVID-19 deaths7,6867,667
Ever hospitalized36,54636,359 (+187)
NOTE: The number of deaths and patients hospitalized are up-to-date as of the day. The DHS is no longer updating active and recovered cases, as well as reporting on the weekends.

The DHS recently announced an attempt to verify and ensure statistics are accurate, some numbers may be subject to change. The DHS is combing through current and past data to ensure accuracy.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, the 7-day moving average of COVID patients hospitalized was 987 patients. Of those, 303 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 30.1% of hospitalized COVID patients.

DHS reports, 6,178,146 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, September 8, DHS reports out of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, 56 are experiencing very high COVID-19 case activity levels, 16 are experiencing high, while no counties are in the medium or low range.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties seeing very high case activity levels, no counties are reporting a growing trajectory.

Ten Northeast Wisconsin counties – Brown, Door, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waushara, and Winnebago County – are showing no significant change in very high COVID-19 case activity levels.

Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, and Waupaca County are the Northeast Wisconsin counties showing shrinking levels of very high case activity.

Menominee County is the only county showing no significant change in high case activity levels.

There are no Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing medium, or low case activity levels.

The activity level is determined by combining the case burden and trajectory indicators.

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