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Wisconsin Update: COVID-19 Deaths, cases, and hospitalizations up

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MADISON (WXOW/WAOW) -- In data released Tuesday, Wisconsin Department of Health Services data showed that the number of new COVID-19 deaths, cases, and hospitalizations rose in the state.

It is the third time in a week that there were double digit deaths reported in a day in the state. DHS reports that 17 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of deaths reported throughout the pandemic to 6,773.

In the past day, DHS says 100 people were hospitalized for the virus.

As of Monday afternoon, 363 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, up 13 from the day prior.

Of those, 121 are in the ICU, up 8 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.

Another 815 new cases were reported on Tuesday along with 2,617 negative test results. This brings the total of confirmed cases to 595,864. Of those, DHS considers 8,852 to still be active.

As of Tuesday, a total of 4,248,455 vaccines have been administered throughout Wisconsin.

So far, 42.3 percent of Wisconsinites have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, and 31.9 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.

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