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Public health: Dane County vaccinations surpass total cases

Coronavirus COVID19

MADISON (WKOW) -- Dane County continues to make gains in vaccinating resident against COVID-19 as the UW-Madison campus sees a sharp increase in new cases.

Public Health Madison and Dane County reported the trends in its most recent data snapshot.

The county's data snapshots cover two-week periods, the most recent being Feb. 8 to Feb. 21.

In the past 14 days, UW-Madison students and staff accounted for 50 percent of Dane County's COVID-19 cases, the snapshot said. Seventy percent of all tests conducted in the county over that same period were done by the university.

A total of 9.5 percent of county residents have been completely vaccinated against the disease, a number that surpasses the number of residents who have tested positive for the disease.

The number of residents who have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine now stands at 16.7 percent.

The entire data snapshot is below. App users click here to see the report.

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