DHS: 308 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI; no new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 308 Monday, March 1, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 564,268.

There have been 6,412 deaths in the state, with no new deaths reported by state health officials Monday.

Of the positive cases, 26,158 have required hospitalization (4.6%), while 550,280 have recovered (97.5%), making for 7,417 active cases (1.3%). 

More than 2.6 million have tested negative. More than 3.1 million have been tested.

As for the COVID-19 vaccine, DHS officials reported as of Monday, March 1 that 1,436,450 doses have been administered. To date, 1,625,875 doses have been allocated to Wisconsin.

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