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DHS reports fewest weekly number of COVID-19 vaccines given since January

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Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 2:32 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Fewer than 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered in Wisconsin last week, marking the since time since Jan. 10 that has happened.

There were 86,520 shots given out last week, the Department of Health Services’ COVID-19 vaccine dashboard indicates. You would have to go back to Jan. 3 to find a lower number of vaccines administered, when 75,526 were given out to Wisconsinites.

So far this week, there have been 1,837 vaccines administered.

Other groups of note:

  • About 48.5% of Wisconsinites have received at least their first dose and 43% of residents have completed their vaccine series.
  • Nearly 5% of Wisconsin children ages 12-15 have completed their vaccine series.
  • More than half of Dane County children ages 12-15 have received at least their first dose and more than 15% have completed their vaccine series.

Fewer than 100 COVID-19 cases reported

DHS confirmed 65 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the seven-day rolling average down further to 133.

The seven-day rolling average hasn’t been lower since March 30, 2020, when it was reported at 126.

DHS notes zero people have died Monday due to COVID-19, which keeps the total number of deaths in the state at 7,161. There are typically fewer COVID-19 deaths and cases reported during the start of the work week compared to the end.

The number of hospitalizations in the south central region of the state is also decreasing Monday, with the seven-day moving average decreasing to 214 hospitalizations.

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