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More than 1 million people in Wisconsin requested mail-in ballots for the April election, but another million would have had to vote in person Tuesday to match turnout numbers in the state's last presidential primary.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 8 that there are 2,756 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, including 101 deaths.
For people in Wisconsin who are interested in better understanding the pandemic, how it spreads and the ways they can protect themselves and their families, here are explanations for common questions and additional information about COVID-19 resources.
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As the coronavirus spreads across Wisconsin, the state's rural hospitals are making room for more patients. This means postponing non-essential surgeries and other procedures, which threaten to strain the bottom line of these facilities.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 7 that there are 2,578 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide. 92 people have died from the virus.
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While polls officially closed at 8 p.m. across the state in Wisconsin's spring election, which took place in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, voters remained in line Tuesday night waiting to cast their ballots.
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The Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene says partnerships with hospital labs has increased COVID-19 testing capacity thirtyfold in the last month. But due to shortages of testing supplies screenings are still not available for everyone that wants one.
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Wisconsin voters went to the polls despite the COVID-19 pandemic and public health warnings against large crowds. These photos from across the state offer a glimpse into an election day overshadowed by the new coronavirus.
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As Wisconsinites head to the polls amid the COVID-19 public health crisis, local election officials say they are taking every measure they can to keep voters and poll workers safe.
The speed at which the novel coronavirus has raced around the world, and the severity of the disease it causes, has sparked interest in humanity's last experience with a contagion of such scale.