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Wisconsin reports 1,391 COVID-19 cases, highest single day increase in over 5 months

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MADISON (WKOW) — 1,391 new COVID-19 cases were reported Tuesday in Wisconsin, according to the latest numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

This is the highest single-day increase reported since February 3, when 1,526 new cases were reported.

The seven-day average of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin is at 854, according to the latest numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Cases and deaths for each day are reported by DHS here.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 341 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals. Of those, 106 are in the ICU, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.

The reported seven-day average of positive tests is 7.2 percent.


The Department of Health Services dashboard also shows the seven-day average of new confirmed cases to be 797 and the seven-day average of new probable cases to be 100. (CHART)

As of Tuesday, a total of 5,843,610 vaccines have been administered throughout Wisconsin; an increase of over 6,000 from the day before.

So far, 52.1 percent of Wisconsinites have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, and 49.5 percent of the state has completed the vaccine series.

Vaccination numbers can change on a rolling basis as the state gets more data each day.

DHS has a county-level dashboard to assess the COVID-19 activity level in counties and Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition regions that measure what DHS calls the burden in each county. View the dashboard HERE.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services updates the statistics each day on its website around 2 p.m.

Get the latest news on COVID-19 here.

(County by county results are available here)