DHS: 178 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI; no new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 178 Monday, March 8, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 566,781.

There have been 6,481 deaths in the state, with no new deaths reported by state health officials Monday.

Of the positive cases, 26,484 have required hospitalization (4.7%), while 553,651 have recovered (97.7%), making for 6,580 active cases (1.2%).

More than 2.6 million have tested negative. More than 3.2 million have been tested.

As for the COVID-19 vaccine, DHS officials reported as of Monday, March 8 that 1,713,382 doses have been administered. To date, 1,895,025 doses have been allocated to Wisconsin.

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