You have permission to edit this article.

Officials: Latest COVID-19 surge hasn’t peaked in Wisconsin

  • 0

Coronavirus-COVID19 imported 6-02-20 to test cropping of smaller versions

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin health officials say the latest surge of COVID-19 infections due to the highly contagious delta variant has not yet peaked in the state.

Check out all of our coverage related to the coronavirus here.

The seven-day average of new cases as of Tuesday was 2,857, nearly double what it was two weeks ago and at a level not seen since early January before the vaccine was widely available.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Karen Timberlake says, “We are not at a plateau yet, we are not at a leveling off."  

The 1,085 people hospitalized as of Tuesday was down slightly from the previous three days.