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.
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.
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.
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."
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services will release the names of nursing homes in the state with COVID-19 cases. The facilities are being named despite concern from long-term care trade associations.