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As Wisconsin enters a time of unprecedented social restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the new coronavirus, some Wisconsinites are heading outdoors to avoid going "stir crazy."
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On March 21, state health officials confirmed that there were 281 cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, including four deaths.
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While shoppers may see some empty shelves in their grocery stores, the head of the grocery industry association in Wisconsin is confident that suppliers and retailers will weather this crisis, with help from consumers.
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The spread of COVID-19 continues in Wisconsin. On March 20, the state Department of Health Services announced 206 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 3,455 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive cases.
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The COVID-19 caseload is growing in Wisconsin. Gov. Tony Evers discusses the state's actions to address the outbreak, including efforts to keep healthcare workers safe from the disease and a new directive to close nail salons, hair salons and tattoo parlors.
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The novel coronavirus is coursing through Wisconsin even as efforts intensify to slow its spread. State epidemiologist for communicable diseases Dr. Ryan Westergaard discusses the growing number of COVID-19 cases as Wisconsinites brace for the full impact of the virus.
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As COVID-19 continues to spread in Wisconsin, and health care workers begin to test positive along with their patients, medical providers are expressing concern about supplies of protective equipment needed to stay healthy.
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Workers around Wisconsin who rely on food, beverage, and event services are finding it difficult coping with the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Hospitals around Wisconsin are preparing for a possible surge in COVID-19 patients by increasing the bed capacity at their facilities.
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New numbers from Wisconsin Department of Health Services confirm 206 cases of COVID-19 in the state as Milwaukee health officials announced Wisconsin’s third death from the disease. But Gov. Tony Evers says he doesn't believe a shelter-in-place order will be necessary.