MADISON (NBC 26) — Wisconsin reported 34 new deaths related to COVID-19 on Wednesday, the highest since early March of this year, according to new data from the state Department of Health Services.
The last time the number was close to that high was March 9, when 29 new deaths were reported. More than 6,800 people have died from coronavirus in Wisconsin since the pandemic began.
Wisconsin DHS also reported 688 new cases Wednesday, which is down from the 815 new cases reported Tuesday. The seven-day average Wednesday was 612.
As for the COVID-19 vaccine, more than 4.3 million shots have been administered in Wisconsin as of Wednesday. About 32% of people in Wisconsin have completed the vaccine series.
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