Wisconsin Reaches A 6-Month High in COVID-19 Cases
August 19, 2021
The highly contagious delta variant has contributed to a new wave of coronavirus cases in Wisconsin, reaching a level not seen since the winter.
As shown by FOX 6 NOW in the article titled "Wisconsin COVID-19 Cases Reach 6-Month High
", the seven-day average for new cases rose beyond 1,200 for the first time since early February, according to the Department of Health Services.
Johns Hopkins researchers informed that the rolling average number of daily new cases has recently grown by 88%. Three more deaths were reported by health officials, increasing the total number of confirmed and likely deaths from COVID-19 to 8,324.
Nearly all COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths currently occur in people who have not been vaccinated, and state officials are promoting vaccination as the most effective way to combat the virus.
In the third week of August, the state offered on-site vaccinations at the state fair, resulting in the administration of 608 vaccine doses.
Approximately 53% of the state's population is completely vaccinated.
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