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Wisconsin’s coronavirus curve continues to bend in an ominous direction. The state Department of Health Services on Thursday reported 900 new cases of COVID-19 — the third-highest daily total during the pandemic. The virus has now killed at least 831 people in the state, including four deaths reported Thursday.
“The news is mostly bad,” Ryan Westergaard, chief medical officer of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases, said in a media briefing, according to the USA Today Network-Wisconsin. “We are in a bad position. The trend is going in the wrong direction.”
DHS also confirmed six “cases of a rare inflammatory disease that the coronavirus seems to have triggered in some children,” Matt Piper reported for USA Today Network-Wisconsin.
State reports 900 more COVID-19 cases and six Wisconsin children who got rare inflammatory condition that the coronavirus can trigger — USA Today Network-Wisconsin
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Middleton coffee shop still flouting mask order, calls police on public health inspectors — WKOW-TV
Several northern counties issue mask advisories after spike in COVID-19 cases — WPR
Milwaukee to give out $4 million in federal money to local businesses hurt by COVID-19 — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Health official: Unregulated Wisconsin Dells attractions could be a ‘recipe for disaster’ — The Cap Times
Wisconsin facing a shortage of home health care nurses — WTMJ-TV
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