Coronavirus


Medical College of Wisconsin President and CEO Dr. John Raymond during a virtual Milwaukee Press Club luncheon Tuesday afternoon.
Wisconsin Records First Day of 100+ COVID Deaths, But There Are Positive Signs

The state sees some good trends in the past week, but Thanksgiving could be a make-or-break period.

Gov. Tony Evers speaks Nov. 10 at a virtual panel supporting the Affordable Care Act. Evers, a cancer survivor, went to bat for the healthcare reform law as the US Supreme Court considered a Trump-backed lawsuit that would invalidate the law in its entirety. (Screenshot)
Evers Extends Mask Safeguards Through Jan. 19, Meets with GOP Leaders

Governor declares a new state of public health emergency due to dwindling hospital capacity in recent COVID-19 surge.

Nurse supervisor DeAnna North dresses in protective clothing before treating patients at Marshfield Medical Center-Eau Claire’s Intensive Care Unit. Hospitals around Wisconsin are reaching capacity. An experimental drug could help that scenario.(Photo courtesy of Marshfield Clinic Health System)
6,100 Doses of Experimental COVID-19 Drug Now in Wisconsin

Promising treatment will need to be rationed at first, as supply will not meet the demand.

Gov. Tony Evers' pictured while giving an update to reporters.
Evers Extends Mask Mandate Into January as Another Daily COVID-19 Record Is Topped

State Supreme Court is already considering a challenge to the previous order. Governor notes the Legislature’s lame duck session of 2018 shows there’s no excuse to stay inactive.

Dr. James Heise, chief medical officer at Door County Medical Center, is seen in a virtual press event sponsored by the Brown County Health Department Wednesday. (Screenshot)
Green Bay Doctors Address ‘Slew of Misinformation’ Around COVID-19

“That has been as big of a challenge as the disease itself,” says one pulmonologist.

Evers extends mask mandate
St. Croix County Board Kills More Measures to Keep People Safe From COVID-19

Board members also voted down a measure recommending masks be worn in public.

President Donald Trump addresses a crowd on the South Lawn of the White House Saturday. This was the president's first in-person appearance after being cleared by his doctors following his diagnosis and treatment of the coronavirus. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Trump Pays Wisconsin $3 Million to Recount Two Counties Where He Lost the Most

A full-state recount would cost $7.9 million, so the campaign is focusing on the state’s two largest counties for a cheaper recount.