Wisconsin's restaurants are feeling the effects of the new coronavirus, which has slowed sales and caused massive layoffs. Some are coming up with creative ways to attract customers and help their community in the process.
The state Department of Health Services announced on March 31 that there are 1,351 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 17,375 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive test results.
For many, memories of the 2008 Great Recession are still fresh on the mind. As the coronavirus continues to spread and bring much of the economy to a standstill, concerns about the United States falling into yet another painful recession are high.
The state Department of Health Services announced on March 29 that there are 1,221 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 15,856 negative tests. As of March 30, 19 people had died statewide due to COVID-19.
Wisconsin's state and local governments could receive more than $2.2 billion from the federal government as part of the $2 trillion stimulus package recently enacted to address the economic fallout caused by the new coronavirus.