The Badger Herald will update this article daily as more COVID-19 information comes out. 

Friday, April 24.

Wisconsin now has 5,356 cases of COVID-19 and 262 deaths, according to the Department of Health Services. 

Dane County has 395 cases and 21 deaths, and Milwaukee County has 2,431 cases and 154 deaths.

Thousands of people gathered outside the Capitol to protest the extension Wisconsin’s current Safer at Home Order to May 26, Friday afternoon.

Protestors carried signs that read, “Evers is the Virus,” “Take back Wisconsin,” “Trump 2020,” “What would Walker do?” “My Body my Choice” and the “Don’t Tread on Me” National Rifle Association flag.

Thousands at Capitol protest Safer at Home orderThousands of people gathered outside the Capitol to protest the extension Wisconsin’s current Safer at Home Order to May 26, Read…

The University of Wisconsin released a statement on President Donald Trump’s halt on immigration. This order does not affect student visas, the statement said. It also doesn’t apply to those already holding valid immigrant visas.

Thursday, April 23.

Wisconsin now has 5,052 cases of COVID-19 and 257 deaths, according to the Department of Health Services. 

Dane County has 388 cases and 21 deaths, and Milwaukee County has 2,382 cases and 150 deaths.

Wednesday, April 22.

Wisconsin now has 4,845 cases of COVID-19 and 246 deaths, according to the Department of Health Services. 

Dane County has 386 cases and 19 deaths, and Milwaukee County has 2,304 cases and 142 deaths.

The Madison Police Department released a statement today saying they would not tolerate the Mifflin St. Block Party this year, as it would break the Safer at Home order. Anyone breaking the order or attending a block party could face up to $376 in fines.

Protesters continue to protest the Safer at Home order at the Wisconsin State Capitol without a permit, according to the Wisconsin State Journal. MPD said they are monitoring the protest and Gov. Tony Evers said he hopes protesters maintain a safe distance from each other.

Tuesday, April 21.

Wisconsin now has 4,620 cases of COVID-19 and 242 deaths, according to the Department of Health Services. 

Dane County has 381 cases and Milwaukee County has 2,234 cases and 139 deaths.

After Gov. Tony Evers extended the Safer at Home order to May 26, Republican legislative leaders filed a lawsuit asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to block this extension.

Monday, April 20.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has reached 4,499, with at least 230 deaths, according to the Department of Health Services. 

There have been 364 cases in Dane County. In Milwaukee County there have been 2,191 cases and 132 deaths.

In a press release earlier today, Gov. Evers announced that the state of Wisconsin has been working with the Wisconsin Clinical Lab Network to grow the number of labs performing COVID-19 tests from just eight labs one month ago to 36 labs as of today.

Evers said the state will continue to increase testing, and that in the coming weeks Wisconsin will be receiving over 250,000 additional test collection supplies

Evers also announced Wisconsin’s “Badgers Bounce Back Plan,” an emergency order outlining how the state can reopen its economy in phases.

The plan begins with an increase in testing and improved tracking of the virus’s spread. The plan will then focus on improving the capacity of the healthcare system in an effort to decrease the number of positive test results.

Evers said once these efforts are successful the state can begin the process of reopening businesses.

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Sunday, April 19.

Wisconsin now has 4,346 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and at least 220 deaths, according to the Department of Health Services. 

Dane County has had 361 cases and 19 deaths. Milwaukee County has had 2,150 cases and 125 deaths.

This afternoon protestors gathered outside the capitol to protest Gov. Evers’ decision to extend Wisconsin’s Safer at Home Order through May 26, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.