Total COVID-19 deaths in WI surpass 7.6k, nearly 2k new positive cases

WEDNESDAY 9/01/2021 1:56 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 663,132 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 7,627 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 3,626 known cases of B.1.1.7 (Alpha), 67 cases of B.1.351 (Beta), 2,719cases of B.1.617.2 (Delta), and 345 cases of the P.1 variant (Gamma).

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases663,132661,239 (+1,968)
Received one dose of vaccine3,189,538 (54.8%)3,182,301 (54.7%)
Fully vaccinated2,999,364 (51.5%)2,992,674 (51.4%)
COVID-19 deaths7,6277,599
Ever hospitalized35,84735,735 (+112)
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 755 patients. Of those, 228 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 30.3% of hospitalized COVID patients.

DHS reports, 6,115,473 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, September 1, DHS reports out of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, 55 are experiencing very high COVID-19 case activity levels, 17 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, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Waupaca County are growing.

Eleven Northeast Wisconsin counties – Calumet, 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.

Menominee County is the only Northeast Wisconsin county showing shrinking levels of very high case activity.

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

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

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