Wis. Gov. signs new ‘stay at home’ executive order


Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers awaits to address the virtual Democratic National Convention, at the Wisconsin Center on August 19, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Melina Mara – Pool/Getty Images)

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UPDATED 3:33 PM PT – Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Wisconsin’s Democrat governor has implemented new coronavirus lockdown measures, signing an executive order urging residents to stay home.

On Tuesday, Governor Tony Evers said the state has now become “a national hot-spot” and stated the stay at home order is the next step to slow the spread.

Evers compared the rising COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin to New York when the Empire State hit peak case levels in the spring. He noted there are now 25,000 new cases since last Friday and the crisis is urgent.

“I’m concerned about what this trajectory means for healthcare workers if we don’t get this virus under control,” the Wisconsin governor said. “Each day this virus goes unchecked is a setback for our economic recovery.”

Evers added our farmers and schools will continue to suffer unless we hammer down hard on the virus.

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