DHS 5/11/2020 Media Briefing | WisCommunity

DHS 5/11/2020 Media Briefing

May 11, 2020 - 10:48am
Gov. Tony Evers
Governor Tony Evers

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 5/11/2020

Today's media briefing will include 

  • Governor Tony Evers
  • Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, Wisconsin Department of Health Services 
  • Missy Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases   
  • Ryan Nilsestuen, Chief Legal Counsel, Office of the Gov

More of the criteria for the Badger Bounce Back plan have turned green. The percentage of positive cases has decreased and therefore the percentage of cases indicator has turned green - as more patients are being tested the number of positives has not increased, but there are still many people presenting with flu-like symptoms. 

The access to businesses as again been increased slightly this morning and takes effect immediately.  Retail stand-alone and strip mall outlets may now serve up to five customers at a time, and drive-in movie theaters have been opened as well with some restrictions. This will open up approximately 14,000 stores in the state to limited business.

#303030; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: initial;"> 

#303030; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: initial;">It will start at approximately 1:30 PM and it is expected that a major topic will be this morning's emergency order allowing more businesses in Wisconsin to open to small numbers of customers at one time.

Add comment

Steve Hanson
Become A Member Button

Follow WisCommunity on:

Madison, WI