An additional 25 Northwestern Wisconsin residents tested positive for COVID-19, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported Thursday, April 29.

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

Statewide, an additional 806 cases were reported Thursday, DHS said, bringing the total to 597,358.

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An additional eight deaths reported statewide Thursday, including one in Sawyer County, bringing the total to 6,815, DHS said. Overall, 1.1% of people who have contracted the virus have died.

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The seven-day average of positive COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin remains above 600 new cases daily. On Thursday, the figure was 623. 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 2,842,843 Thursday, an increase of 4,739.

An additional 73 people have been hospitalized because of the virus since Wednesday, bringing the total to 29,255. Overall, 4.9% of Wisconsinites who contracted the virus have been hospitalized. The seven-day rolling average reported Wednesday, April 28, was 351 patients with 13.8% on ventilation in the period ending Tuesday, April 27.

Thursday's report also showed that 97.3% of the people who have tested positive for the virus have recovered. That means 1.5%, or 9,079 cases, are currently active.

DHS also reports that 4,363,653 doses of vaccine have been administered by Thursday with 2,492,262 Wisconsin residents, 42.8% of the population, receiving at least one dose of vaccine, and 1,929,913 people completing the vaccine series.

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

Ashland County

  • Active cases: 29
  • Deaths: 15
  • Probable deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 1,240
  • Total negative tests: 7,464
  • Vaccinations: 7,519

Bayfield County

  • Active cases: 14
  • Deaths: 19
  • Probable deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 1,126
  • Total negative tests: 7,193
  • Vaccinations: 8,302

Burnett County

  • Active cases: 80
  • Deaths: 22
  • Probable deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 1,347
  • Total negative tests: 6,376
  • Vaccinations: 6,139

Douglas County

  • Active cases: 146
  • Deaths: 34
  • Probable deaths: 17
  • Total cases: 3,971
  • Total negative tests: 19,906
  • Vaccinations: 19,470

Iron County

  • Active cases: 3
  • Deaths: 21
  • Probable deaths: 19
  • Total cases: 575
  • Total negative tests: 2,690
  • Vaccinations: 2,757

Price County

  • Active cases: 17
  • Deaths: 7
  • Probable deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 1,225
  • Total negative tests: 5,827
  • Vaccinations: 5,385

Rusk County

  • Active cases: 20
  • Deaths: 17
  • Probable deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 1,289
  • Total negative tests: 5,282
  • Vaccinations: 3,872

Sawyer County

  • Active cases: 47
  • Deaths: 25
  • Probable deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 1,656
  • Total negative tests:
  • Vaccinations: 5,634

Taylor County

  • Active cases: 14
  • Deaths: 24
  • Probable deaths: 8
  • Total cases: 1,859
  • Total negative tests: 6,175
  • Vaccinations: 4,835

Washburn County

  • Active cases: 12
  • Deaths: 18
  • Probable deaths: 2
  • Total cases: 1,431
  • Total negative tests: 6,881
  • Vaccinations: 7,467

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