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CORONAVIRUS CLIFF NOTES: 03.28.2020

CORONAVIRUS CLIFF NOTES: 03.28.2020

Nationally, There are now over 104-thousand cases of coronavirus reported in the U.S.  As of Friday night, over 17-hundred people in the U.S. have died from the virus. 

Over half of the coronavirus cases in the U.S. are in New York.  Other hot spots include New Jersey, California, Washington, Michigan and Massachusetts. 

Half of the country is now on lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Utah became the 25th state Friday to tell people to shelter at home.  North Carolina made the same decision hours earlier. 

It was pen to paper. The massive stimulus bill approved by Congress is the biggest economic rescue package in American history.  The roughly two-trillion-dollar measure was signed by President Trump Friday during a brief ceremony in the Oval Office, after final passage by the U.S. House.  The Senate passed the bipartisan legislation late Wednesday night.  Trump said it will deliver urgently needed relief to families and businesses.

WHAT ABOUT WISCONSIN?

There are more than nine-hundred-coronavirus cases in Wisconsin with reports of 16 deaths. 

State health officials said as of yesterday afternoon there were nine-hundred-six-confirmed cases across the state.  WISC reported yesterday most of the cases are concentrated in the south central and southeastern portion of the state. 

Department of Health Services chief Andrea Palm says most of the cases date to before Governor Evers’ recent Safer At Home Order and for everyone to not be discouraged at the rise in confirmed cases. 




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