Second case of coronavirus confirmed in Wisconsin

Updated: 10:11 p.m. on March 9, 2020

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- The Somerset School District announced Monday that an individual with a confirmed case of coronavirus attended an event at Osceola High School on Saturday, March 7.

The district says they are monitoring the situation.


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Posted: 5:44 p.m. on March 9, 2020

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Pierce County Public Health Department announced Monday, March 9 that a second person has tested postive for COVID-19. 

The person was exposed while traveling within the U.S. and is currently isolated at home. 

County health officials are working to determine people who have been in contact with the patient to isolate or quarantine people and test those who are exhibiting symptoms. 

“With a second confirmed case in our state we continue to urge state residents to take precautions to avoid illness,” said State Health Officer Jeanne Ayers. “As guidance is evolving, it’s important for people to monitor the DHS and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites for the latest information on COVID-19.”

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