The daily update on COVID-19 numbers posted Sunday by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services listed no deaths for the first time since late September.
Health officials confirmed 403 new cases in the last day, the lowest count since 324 positive tests were registered in late June. The new case average continued its decline with a mark of 610, the lowest number since 595 in early July.
The COVID Tracking Project reports that the rolling average number of daily new cases over the last two weeks in Wisconsin has decreased by 43%. There were about 203 new cases per 100,000 people in that time, which ranks 42nd in the country for new cases per capita.
A total of 559,575 cases and 6,284 deaths have been recorded in Wisconsin since the start of the pandemic.
Nearly 349,000 residents have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, or about 6% of the state’s population, officials said Sunday. About 14% or residents have received at least one shot.
For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.