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Two Wisconsin hospitals that filed medical debt lawsuits against dozens of patients during the coronavirus pandemic are dismissing some of them.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 4 that there are 2,267 positive cases of COVID-19 and 68 deaths statewide. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive test results.
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Joe Biden says the Democratic National Convention may need to take place online as the pandemic continues to reshape the race for the White House.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 4 that there are 1,912 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 22,377 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive test results.
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Republican legislative leaders immediately adjourned a special session called by Gov. Tony Evers to consider a plan to conduct the spring election by mail, and they’re planning to appeal other election changes to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 3 that there are 1,916 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 22,377 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive test results.
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Citing an uptick in COVID-19 cases and a consolidation of polling places that could endanger public health, Gov. Tony Evers called on state lawmakers to delay the April 7 election — a request that was dismissed by GOP legislative leaders.
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The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is requesting thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment from the State Emergency Operations Center as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Since the passage of a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, members of Wisconsin's congressional delegation have shared their thoughts, introduced related legislation and discussed the possibility of Congress passing a fourth coronavirus package.
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Wisconsin isn't even halfway through a month-long order to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and health officials are now asking residents and businesses to "double down" and be "resilient" in the face of the pandemic.