Where community spread is occurring are in an acceleration phase in the United States

Situation in U.S. http://www.cdc.gov Thursday March 19, 2020

Different parts of the country are seeing different levels of COVID-19 activity. The United States nationally is currently in the initiation phases, but states where community spread is occurring are in the acceleration phase. The duration and severity of each phase can vary depending on the characteristics of the virus and the public health response.

Coronavirus Pandemic

The numbers for Thursday March 19, 2010 from Live Coronavirus Tracker https://ncov2019.live/

Global

Confirmed 221,117 Deceased 8,976

United States

Confirmed 9,176 Deceased 154

Wisconsin

Confirmed 106 Deceased 0

In Wisconsin

We have the latest number of #COVID19 cases in Wisconsin, with positive test results broken down by county, on our Outbreaks and Investigations webpage: dhs.wisconsin.gov/outbreaks/

Menomonie Wisconsin First Confirmed Case in Dunn County

Dunn County Department of Health Press Conference held 10:00 AM Friday March 2020

Nationwide

Public health expert believes millennials may face “disproportional number of infections”

From CNN’s Maegan Vazquez

Dr. Deborah Birx said during Wednesday’s briefing at the White House that the coronavirus task force is concerned about reports indicating that more young people are becoming seriously ill from coronavirus, suggesting they may have continued to be exposed to the virus because they weren’t concerned about being at risk.

“There are concerning reports coming out of France and Italy about some young people getting seriously ill and very seriously ill in the ICUs,” Birx said.

Dr. Deborah Birx during Wednesday’s briefing at the White House CNN.

Florida beaches still full of young people still celebrating spring break

Young people have been critised for continuing spring break plans in the US despite the threat of COVID-19 (AP/AAP)

Worldwide Coronavirus Pandemic

From the BBC March 19, 2020 —Italy coronavirus rise by record 475 in a day.

Wisconsin’s Governor Takes Action

Covid-19 Updates from the Governors Office

Information and Resources

​​For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19​​, please visit the Department of Health Services website.​​​
​​FAQs: ​

See the letter Gov. Evers issued on March 12, 2020 here.

Social distancing can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in affected communities. This means avoiding crowded places and maintaining distance from others. More prevention tips: https://bit.ly/2QbLFkW

Some Good News

Coronavirus Live Updates: As Virus Spreads Swiftly Worldwide, China Reports Zero New Infections from the New York Times

BBC.com
Coronavirus updates: China has no new domestic cases – BBC News

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