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As Wisconsin counties begin to ease their lockdown restrictions — and the United States passed the 100,000-death mark — the state on Wednesday saw its biggest one-day jump in COVID-19 deaths, cases and tests, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported. And testing at Waupun Correctional Institution confirms the virus is spreading through Wisconsin’s overcrowded prison system. The number of infected inmates ballooned this week as the Wisconsin National Guard began testing thousands of prisoners.
Wisconsin sees new single-day records in coronavirus deaths, cases and tests — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Close to 47% of coronavirus tests at Waupun Correctional Institution come back positive — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Dane County takes first tentative steps toward getting back to business — Wisconsin State Journal
Landlords jump the gun and file eviction actions before governor’s moratorium expires — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
3 employees positive for virus at Abbyland Foods — Wausau Pilot and Review
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RealClearPolitics is tracking the number and rate of COVID-19 deaths around the world. While the United States has by far the most deaths, its death rate per 1 million people remains below much of Europe, including the United Kingdom, France, Belgium and Italy.
Ballotpedia has a tracker of its own: Public officials and candidates on the local, state and federal level who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who are quarantining because of exposure to the coronavirus. Among the 185 and counting is Wisconsin state Rep. David Bowen, D-Milwaukee, who has recovered from COVID-19.
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