State confirms UK variant of coronavirus has reached Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and laboratory partners identified a UK variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Wisconsin, according to a press release. The particular variant, referred to as B.1.1.7, was first discovered circulating widely in England during November and December of 2020. Based on epidemiologic and modeling studies, researchers believe that […]

Coronavirus cases soar, but not in Racine County

For the third consecutive day, the number of new confirmed coronavirus cases in Wisconsin set a record, as 926 new cases were confirmed Saturday, breaking yesterday’s record of 854, which in turn broke Thursday’s record of 754. But Racine County isn’t following the trend. That may be because the Wisconsin National Guard hasn’t conducted community-based […]

UPDATE: Wisconsin spring election back on

MADISON – Wisconsin residents will have the opportunity to cast a ballot during the spring election set for Tuesday, April 7 after the Wisconsin Supreme Court reinstated the election. The 4-2 ruling overturns Gov. Tony Evers’s order, which called for the election to be postponed. That order had been issued Monday morning amidst concerns of […]