Coronavirus in Wisconsin State and Local update, La Crosse and Eau Claire areas 5-10-21

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LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Taking a look around the badger state on the latest efforts to combat the virus.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting forty-four percent of Wisconsinites have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Today, more than 37-percent of Wisconsinites have completed the vaccination series.

Across the state more than 4.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered.

In Eau Claire County nearly 42-percent of residents have now completed a vaccine series. In Chippewa County, just over 37-percent of residents have completed a vaccine series. More than 30-percent of Dunn County residents are fully vaccinated and in La Crosse County nearly 44-percent of residents have finished a COVID-19 vaccine.

Today the state is reporting over 3-hundred new cases of COVID-19

This brings the total in Wisconsin to just over 603 thousand. Of those cases, 97-percent are considered recovered.

Just over 81-hundred people have an active case of the virus. The state is also reporting 30 more people are hospitalized, but no new deaths.

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