An additional 44 Northwestern Wisconsin residents tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday, May 7, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported Monday, May 10.

They were reported as follows: 13 in Douglas County; eight each in Sawyer and Washburn counties; seven in Burnett County; four in Bayfield County; two in Rusk County; one each in Ashland and Taylor counties. No new cases were reported in Iron and Price counties.

Statewide, an additional 1,038 cases were reported since Friday, DHS said, bringing the total to 603,303 Monday.

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An additional 20 deaths reported statewide since Friday, bringing the total to 6,904 Monday, DHS said. Overall, 1.1% of people who have contracted the virus have died. Two people in Douglas County were among the deaths since Friday, according to DHS.

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The seven-day average of positive COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has remained below 600 daily new cases since Friday. On Monday, the figure was 532. The seven-day average of positive cases measures the average number of new cases per day over the previous week. An overall decrease in the seven-day average of positive cases indicates the number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in the state is also going down, according to DHS.

The number of negative tests in the state was 2,882,859 Monday, an increase of 8,640 since Friday.

An additional 100 people, including one person each in Douglas, Rusk and Sawyer counties, have been hospitalized because of the virus since Friday, bringing the total to 29,831. Overall, 4.9% of Wisconsinites who contracted the virus have been hospitalized.

Monday's report also showed that 97.6% of the people who have tested positive for the virus have recovered. That means 1.3%, or 7,831 cases, are currently active.

DHS also reports that 4,695,483 doses of vaccine have been administered by Sunday with 2,586,346 Wisconsin residents, 44.4% of the population, receiving at least one dose of vaccine by Monday, and 2,179,950 people completing the vaccine series.

Here's the breakdown in the 10-county region:

Ashland County

  • Active cases: 26
  • Deaths: 15
  • Probable deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 1,262
  • Total negative tests: 7,598
  • Vaccinations: 7,753

Bayfield County

  • Active cases: 16
  • Deaths: 19
  • Probable deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 1,144
  • Total negative tests: 7,281
  • Vaccinations: 8,494

Burnett County

  • Active cases: 67
  • Deaths: 22
  • Probable deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 1,372
  • Total negative tests: 6,474
  • Vaccinations: 6,311

Douglas County

  • Active cases: 135
  • Deaths: 36
  • Probable deaths: 18
  • Total cases: 4,044
  • Total negative tests: 20,131
  • Vaccinations: 20,177

Iron County

  • Active cases: 2
  • Deaths: 21
  • Probable deaths: 19
  • Total cases: 577
  • Total negative tests: 2,724
  • Vaccinations: 2,816

Price County

  • Active cases: 9
  • Deaths: 7
  • Probable deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 1,230
  • Total negative tests: 5,905
  • Vaccinations: 5,607

Rusk County

  • Active cases: 29
  • Deaths: 17
  • Probable deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 1,314
  • Total negative tests: 5,365
  • Vaccinations: 4,030

Sawyer County

  • Active cases: 31
  • Deaths: 25
  • Probable deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 1,686
  • Total negative tests: 8,762
  • Vaccinations: 7,082

Taylor County

  • Active cases: 14
  • Deaths: 24
  • Probable deaths: 8
  • Total cases: 1,870
  • Total negative tests: 6,249
  • Vaccinations: 5,604

Washburn County

  • Active cases: 20
  • Deaths: 19
  • Probable deaths: 2
  • Total cases: 1,461
  • Total negative tests: 7,009
  • Vaccinations: 7,762

Visit the Douglas County COVID-19 dashboard or Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19 page for updates.