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This is the in-development Roku channel of Wis.Community. The Roku app is being developed, and we hope that it will go live and appear in the channel store for Roku by late April. 

Third confirmed Covid-19 case in Dunn County

KT Gallagher

The third case of Covid-19 infection has been reported in Dunn County. According to Dunn County Public Health Director KT Gallagher, the third case is from close contact with the second case which was reported last week. Both cases are connected to close contact in the region and is not a case of community spread. 

DHS Media Conference 3/30/2020 - 1221 cases, 14 deaths

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 3/30/2020

Today's official report from Wisconsin DHS shows 1221 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 14 deaths. The expectation from DHS is that it will be another 10-12 days before we start to see this leveling off as a result of social distancing measures.

Election Commission working on April 7 issues

In an emergency meeting Sunday the Wisconsin Elections Commission several items were discussed.

Last day to register to vote

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A quick reminder. Today is the last day you can register to vote online at . If you do not get registered today your only recourse is to register at the polls on April 7. Trust me, you really don't want to put more stress on the poll workers than is necessary, so please go get signed up today if you intend to vote next week. 

President Trump extends social distancing through April

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LIVE SOON: Trump's coronavirus task force gives update at White House

After saying last week that he expected churches to be full for Easter, today in his Coronavirus Task Force Update he extended the guidelines for social distancing through April 30 because the recent projections show a peak of deaths from the virus in about two weeks. The President stated that the details of this plan and the projections would be laid out Tuesday.

State-wide number of COVID-19 Cases Reaches 1112

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The reported number of confirmed cases from the Department of Health Services reached 1112 today. This increase is a continuation of the increase that has been seen for some time. One more case has been discovered in Dunn County, rasing the county total to three. The number of reported deaths in the state remains at 13 according to the official  DHS statistics, but the number 18 is being widely reported. 

State-wide 16550 tests given were negative.

New Data - 989 positive COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

Today's data release from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows 989 current confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state. 13 people have now died from infections. The two worst areas in the state continue to be Milwaukee (489 cases) and Dane (158) Counties. 

LWV and multiple groups ask district court to postpone the April 7 election

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Today, March 27, 2020, the Governor has called on the Legislature to provide absentee ballots to all registered voters. The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin supports this action but we also know from the Wisconsin Elections Commission that there may not be enough printed ballots and envelopes to send all 3.3 million registered Wisconsin Voters absentee ballots in time for voters to exercise their right to vote on April 7th.

Elections Commision meets today to discuss April 7 election litigation

In today's teleconference the Wisconsin Elections Commission will go into closed session to discuss the multiple lawsuits pending about the April 7 election in Wisconsin. The litigation discussion will take place in closed session. 

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