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COVID-19 Wisconsin Update #219 (12-28-20 PM)

Updated numbers for Monday December 28th, 2020

  • 1,113 Hospital Admissions, 237 patients in ICU, 0 patients at the Alternate Care Facility
    • Hospital admissions are up 25 (+25) since Sunday.
    • The total number of ICU patients decreased by 2 (-2) since Sunday.
    • The total number of patients at the ACF remained at 0 since Friday.
  • Cumulatively there have been 472,153 positive tests in Wisconsin:
    • 1,335 new positives on Monday
      • The 7-day average for positive tests is now 1,934+/day
  • Deaths from COVID-19 are at 4,711 in Wisconsin.
    • 19 deaths reported on Monday
      • The 7-day average for deaths is now 41 deaths/day.
  • 438,394 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are listed as having recovered (92.9%), 28,912 cases are still considered active (6.1%) and 4,711 patients have died (1.0%). (last updated by DHS on 12/28)

 

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Gov. Evers Announces the Launch of the Pharmacy Distribution Program for Long-Term Care

 

Gov. Tony Evers today announced the start of on-site vaccinations at skilled nursing facilities as part of the Pharmacy Partnership Program for Long-Term Care. This private-public partnership pairs eligible long-term care facilities with Walgreens or CVS to provide free, on-site COVID-19 vaccination for residents and staff. The pharmacies will provide complete vaccine management for the facilities including storage and handling, scheduling, administration, and meeting reporting requirements.

 

“This partnership will help reduce the strain on our long-term care facilities and help deliver the vaccine to those in higher-risk populations,” said Gov. Evers. “Protecting our most vulnerable Wisconsinites is a top priority and will be a critical step for the success of Wisconsin’s COVID-19 Vaccine Program.”

 

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) chose to use the Moderna vaccine for this program and has allocated 56,800 doses to the federal pharmacy partners to initiate vaccinating long-term care residents and staff in phase 1a.

 

Link to Press Release

DHS Provides Vaccination Update

DHS sent out an email with the following information on the status of vaccine distribution in Wisconsin:

Wisconsin began administering vaccine on Monday, December 14, after receiving the first shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA authorized the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shortly thereafter. The first shipment of Moderna vaccine arrived in Wisconsin on December 22, with the first doses administered that day.

As of the end of the day on 12/27/2020, the state’s vaccine data are as follows:

  • 129,675 doses of Pfizer and 135,900 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine have been allocated to Wisconsin.
  • 39,501 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered and reported to the Wisconsin Immunization Registry, including 35,595 doses of Pfizer and 3,905 doses of Moderna. One unspecified dose was administered in Wisconsin.

 

 

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