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The Democratic National Committee is moving forward with plans for an in-person nominating convention in Milwaukee this summer while taking steps to keep the public safe as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
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As state officials look for signs of whether it's safe to reopen Wisconsin, they hope increases in testing will provide data on how the new coronavirus is spreading, and if its spread is indeed slowing down.
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A strong majority of Wisconsin residents continue to support Gov. Tony Evers' decisions to close businesses and schools to slow the spread of COVID-19, according to May 2020 poll numbers from Marquette University Law School.
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There are 10,611 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 193 cases from the day before.
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Final briefs have been filed in a second lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's "Safer at Home" order, this one arguing the order violated peoples' rights to freedom of worship, speech and travel under the state's Constitution.
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Coronavirus antibody tests are one potential tool to measure whether people may have immunity to the disease, and the State Lab of Hygiene is now seeking data on those tests from clinical labs.
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African Americans represent about a quarter of Milwaukee County's population but account for almost half of the county's COVID-19 related deaths.
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While it was clear that everyone longed for a day with more in-person social contact, there was an unsaid consensus that we would be all right, and come out stronger on the other side
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Wisconsin retailers will be able to reopen to five customers at a time under a new order from the Evers administration. The governor said the goal was to allow small businesses to “safely get back to work."
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Gov. Tony Evers announced another "turn of the dial" for Wisconsin businesses, allowing many to open with restrictions on the number of patrons allowed inside at one time.