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Governor Tony Evers creates temporary ban on foreclosures and evictions

Governor Evers

This morning Governor Tony Evers directed DHS Secretary-Designee to put a temporary halt on all evictions and foreclosures in the state. This order remains in effect for 60 days and prevents landlords from evicting tenants if they are unable to pay their rent. Likewise, mortgage companies may not start foreclosure procedures if the reason for the action is non-payment on the mortgage.

Eau Claire County Health Department Live Conference

LIVE: March 27, 2020 - Eau Claire’s COVID-19 incident updates. #StopTheSpreadEC

Dunn County reducing solid waste and recycling further

Dunn County Solid Waste and Recycling logo

Dunn County announced this morning that Solid Waste and Recycling collections will be reduced further. The Connorsville, Downsville, Ridgeland,and Rock Creek stations are, for the time being, completely closed. They had previously had dumpsters available for bagged trash, but that is being discontinued. The dumpsters had been mis-used from people putting in inappropriate items and unbagged trash.

Extended Hours at Several Collection Stations

842 positive COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin, 13 deaths

Graph of COVID cases

Today's Wisconsin COVID-19 cases are now up to 842, an increase of 135 since yesterday. There are now 13 reported deaths in the state, up from eight reported yesterday. 13,140 negative tests were reported. The new deaths are almost all among African-American patients in Milwaukee. 

Today's DHS COVID-19 News Conference 3/27/2020

COVID-19 Media Briefing - 3/27/2020

In this press conference this afternoon Governor Evers asked the Legislature to come together to make changes to make the April 7 election safer by allowing absentee ballots to be counted if they are postmarked by the election date, rather than arriving on the election date. He also called for more time for election clerks to count the absentee ballots rather than requiring they all be counted on election night.

Chippewa County Declares Two New COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

The Chippewa Falls Public Health Department announced two new confirmed COVID-19 cases in a press conference this morning. There are now three confirmed cases in Chippewa County. The press release is attached below

Lawsuits Filed Against State on Voting Issues

MADISON – Today, the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and four registered Wisconsin voters filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin seeking to protect the rights of self-quarantining voters who cannot obtain a witness signature on their mail-in ballot during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Second Confirmed COVID-19 Case Found in Dunn County

KT Gallagher

The Dunn County Public Health Department announced today that a second case of COVID-19 infection has been found in Dunn County. The patient is currently in quarantine in a hospital in the region.

“We are working quickly to get all of the facts about this case including any close contacts and a possible route of exposure.” said KT Gallagher, Dunn County Health Department Director.

Confirmed COVID Cases Reach 707, 8 Deaths

lab work

Today's numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services show the current number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state as 707. There are eight reported deaths, and there have been 11583 negative tests. This is an increase of 122 confirmed cases since yesterday and two more deaths since the numbers reported yesterday. 

Milwaukee County remains the county with the highest number of cases, followed by Dane County.


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