Coronavirus in Wisconsin: State and Local update, La Crosse and Eau Claire areas 4-6-21

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LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Between 35- hundred and 7-thousand doses a week are expected out of a new, regional COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic at UW-Eau Claire.

This comes on the heels of Wisconsin allowing everyone age 16 and older in the state to get vaccinated, starting today.

The clinic, which will be dispensing the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine opens this Thursday and will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 3 to 7 pm. Then it will expand to 11 am to 7 pm later this month.

You will need an appointment to use the clinic. Walk-ins are not accepted.

One in five people in Wisconsin nearly 1.2 million are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

24.3 percent of Eau Claire County’s population finishes its inoculation process.

Chippewa County’s percentage of people fully vaccinated is 21.9. La Crosse County sits at 23.9 percent. Dunn County’s vaccination percentage is 17.1.

New cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin increase by 307.

The 7-day positivity average by test continues to rise today, it’s at 3.4 percent.

One new COVID-19 death in the state is reported out of Chippewa County. That’s the county’s first death linked to the virus since March 3.

No new COVID-19 cases are reported since yesterday in Eau Claire, Chippewa, La Crosse or Dunn counties.

Note that testing is limited on Sundays.

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