The streak of days with COVID-19 cases under 20 is over in La Crosse County.
Another 25 cases reported Tuesday. La Crosse is averaging 16.3 cases a day the past week. Last week, that average was 24.
New groups could become eligible for the vaccine in a couple weeks.
La Crosse County has seen 16.2% of its population receive the first vaccine shot, and 6.7% have gotten both does. No other surrounding Wisconsin county is at 15% yet.
Here’s a look at each of the counties vaccination totals so far:
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Here’s a look at new cases, the average cases the past week, total and active cases, as well as current hospitalizations Tuesday:
Right now frontline healthcare workers, police/fire and individuals who are 65 and older are being vaccinated in Wisconsin.
While that will continue for months, a new group will become eligible March 1, including retail food workers, homeless shelter staff, educators and and those in childcare.
Statewide, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa were all under 700 cases, which is about what each is averaging per day the past week.
Iowa is averaging 16.9 deaths the past seven days, while Wisconsin’s at 15.7 and Minnesota is down to 10.3
The daily hospitalization average in all three states is between 40-55 a day.
Here are Tuesday’s new cases, hospitalizations and deaths statewide: