Waukesha County administers more vaccines than total COVID cases in county

WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Waukesha County health officials announced Wednesday, Feb. 3, more than 43,000 vaccinations have been administered to residents to protect them against COVID-19. That's more shots in arms than the total number of coronavirus cases in the county since the pandemic began. 

“We are still early in the vaccination process, but we should recognize our successes as they occur,” said Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow. “We expect to meet more milestones at an increasing pace in the days and weeks ahead. Waukesha County is growing its network of vaccination sites, with the Expo Center opening next week, and more than 70 registered vaccinators who will be able to assist in this historic effort once more vaccine becomes available.”

According to a news release from the Waukesha County Department of Health and Human Services, 43,752 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to Waukesha County residents and 33,815 of the doses were administered as a resident’s first shot of vaccine. A total of 9,919 doses were administered as second shots.

The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Waukesha County throughout the pandemic is 39,376 cases.

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