Cases and hospitalizations also remain high, but "we could be in a good position" once the omicron wave ends, an official said.
Wisconsinites not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 were three times more likely to get it and 14 times more likely to die from it in December, new data show.
COVID-19 rates are spiking among people living in Department of Corrections facilities despite an 81.4% vaccination rate among inmates.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has repeatedly clashed with Republican legislators on COVID-19 policies, would almost certainly veto the bill.
There are 145,982 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.S. — about twice as many than two weeks ago and more than the previous high in January 2021.
The Wisconsin Hospital Association urges the public to get vaccinated and avoid going to ERs for coronavirus tests.
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The number of people being treated for COVID-19 across Missouri continues to set records as virus cases surge across the state and strain hospital capacity.
Wisconsin broke a day-old record Wednesday by reporting 10,288 new confirmed coronavirus cases while the state also received an "extremely limited" supply of two antiviral pills intended to treat mild to moderate COVID-19.
The new numbers reflect a 71% increase in infections over the past two weeks and a 13% increase in hospitalizations, though the Madison and Dane County public health department reported no additional deaths since Dec. 23.
More ICUs are running out of space and more children are getting hospitalized as the Omicron variant asserts its dominance of Covid-19 cases.
The new year is starting with a massive influx of Covid-19 that's different from any other during this pandemic, doctors say.
For Americans traveling after Christmas and New Year's, getting their Covid-19 vaccinations or booster doses as soon as possible is critical t…
Revelers will still ring in the new year in New York's Times Square next week, there just won't be as many of them as usual under new restrictions announced Thursday as the city grapples with a spike in COVID-19 cases.
THURSDAY, Dec. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- In some heartening news for the holidays, three new studies that combed through early data on the new Omicron variant suggest it does not cause severe disease as often as the Delta variant does.
U.S. health regulators authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans will be able to take at home to head off the worst effects of the virus.
"Whatever you thought you were doing to help make COVID-19 better, we need everyone to be doing a little bit more.”
Construction was recently completed on a $7 million new facility at Oakhill prison to provide rehabilitation and geriatric care to aging inmates.
Residents not fully vaccinated were nearly five times more likely to be infected with COVID-19 and 11 times more likely to be hospitalized with it last month than those fully vaccinated.
Lodi School District isn’t wasting any time after U.S. health officials gave the final OK Tuesday for vaccinators to start immunizing children…
The COVID-19 death rate among the unvaccinated nearly doubled last month, the state health department said.
La Crosse County COVID-19 cases rates continue to be rated very high, with almost two thirds of infections occurring among those who haven’t been inoculated.