Wisconsin COVID-19 deaths now at 23: 'We're headed into the worst of it'
Updated: 2:24 p.m. on March 30, 2020
WISCONSIN (AP) The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin surpassed 1,200 on Monday, the state Department of Health Services reported.
The state recorded 14 deaths, but local health departments said that 23 people had died. Gov. Tony Evers urged people to continue to follow the order to stay at home.
He said work was ongoing to make sure the state was ready for an expected surge of cases in coming weeks. “We are headed into the worst of this, folks," Evers said.
Published: 8:51 a.m. on March 30, 2020
WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- The coronavirus death toll in Wisconsin has gone up yet again, with 19 reported deaths as of Monday, March 30.
Milwaukee County has seen the most victims, with 10. Waukesha County also reported its first death from COVID-19, a county employee who died Saturday, March 29. The county executive said that person did not work with the public.
There are now at least 1,169 cases in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 16,550 people have tested negative.
Gov. Evers and DHS officials provided an update for the public on Monday: