DHS: 566 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 33 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 566 Tuesday, Feb. 23, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, for a total of 560,564.

There have been 6,317 deaths in the state, with 33 new deaths reported Tuesday.

Of the positive cases, 25,838 have required hospitalization (4.6%), while 545,562 have recovered (97.4%), making for 8,526 active cases (1.5%).

More than 2.5 million have tested negative. More than 3.1 million have been tested.

As for the COVID-19 vaccine, DHS officials reported as of Tuesday, Feb. 23 that 1,208,151 doses have been administered. To date, 1,410,300 doses have been allocated to Wisconsin.

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