Series: The Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 And Wisconsin: April 2020


 
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In a media briefing the day before his original "Safer at Home" order was set to expire, Gov. Tony Evers reiterated the need for Wisconsinites to continue to distance themselves as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
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Gov. Tony Evers' revised "Safer at Home" order goes into effect Friday, and it allows golf courses to open. Courses across the state say tee times are booking up quickly. They also report putting many safety precautions in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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With the continued goal of archiving historical events, the Wisconsin Historical Society is asking state residents to keep track of their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Documenting can take any form.
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Wisconsin's hospitals and patients that held off on surgeries that weren't urgent during the COVID-19 pandemic are slowly starting to prep for procedures again.
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Many Wisconsin schools are offering pass/fail grading options and keeping post-COVID grades out of GPA calculations, with school officials saying they want to hold students harmless for learning disruptions caused by the pandemic.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 23 that there were 5,052 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, a jump of 207 cases from the day before.
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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting more than 400 cases of the new coronavirus in nursing homes and group facilities in the state. About one-third of the state's 242 deaths have been in those facilities.
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County governments are facing projected budget shortfalls as measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 take a toll on the economy.
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Mariah Clark is many things. She’s a blacksmith, a tall-ship sailor and an EMT. She’s also an emergency room nurse at UW Health in Madison, placing her on the frontlines of the pandemic in Dane County.
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Wisconsin's potato and cranberry growers are expecting an oversupply of their crops this fall after losing sales to restaurants and schools closed during the new coronavirus pandemic.