DHS: 733 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 18 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 733 Thursday, Feb. 18, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 557,722. 

There have been 6,232 deaths in the state, with 18 new deaths reported Thursday.

Of the positive cases, 25,556 have required hospitalization (4.6%), while 541,515 have recovered (97.1%), making for 9,816 active cases (1.8%).

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 Thursday, Feb. 18 that 1,070,199 doses have been administered. To date, 1,410,300 doses have been allocated to Wisconsin.

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