Over 3.1k new positive COVID-19 cases, 21 new pandemic-related deaths

FRIDAY 9/17/2021 1:56 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 693,717 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 7,827 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 3,578 known cases of B.1.1.7 (Alpha), 67 cases of B.1.351 (Beta), 4,319 cases of B.1.617.2 (Delta), and 339 cases of the P.1 variant (Gamma).

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases693,717690,537 (+3,172)
Received one dose of vaccine3,262,657 (56.0%)3,257,828 (56.0%)
Fully vaccinated3,071,904 (52.8%)3,066,412 (52.7%)
COVID-19 deaths7,8277,806
Ever hospitalized37,50837,419 (+89)
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.ADVERTISING

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 1,048 patients. Of those, 320 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 29.8% of hospitalized COVID patients.

DHS reports, 6,259,730 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, September 15, DHS reports out of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, 2 counties are experiencing critically high COVID-19 case activity levels, 64 are in very high levels, 6 are experiencing high, while no counties are in the medium or low range.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties seeing very high case activity levels, Brown, Shawano, Waupaca, and Winnebago County are reporting a growing trajectory.

Ten Northeast Wisconsin counties – Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, and Waushara County – are showing no significant change in very high COVID-19 case activity levels.

No Northeast Wisconsin counties are 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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