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Gov. Tony Evers said his original March 24 “Safer at Home” order has worked to slow the spread of coronavirus, but “we aren’t out of the woods yet.” So on Thursday he extended the order until May 26. See the order here, and read additional context from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel below.
We also highlight another important story from the Journal Sentinel and USA Today Network reporters. Wisconsin, unlike other states, refuses to disclose basic information about coronavirus diagnoses or deaths in nursing homes, making some family members of residents anxious.
Tony Evers closes schools for the year, extends order to stay at home until May 26 — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
State ventilator triage guidelines delayed as COVID-19 activity appears to stabilize — Wisconsin State Journal
Wisconsin businesses still waiting on help as federal program runs dry — Wisconsin State Journal
Brown County coronavirus cases reach 150 in largest one-day increase yet — Green Bay Press-Gazette
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Madison businessman donates thousands of KN95 masks to Wisconsin police officers — Wisconsin State Journal
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