Here’s the lastest news about the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic and its effects in the Madison area. Please email any tips or information to news@madison365.org.

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Former county GOP chair dies of COVID19; daughter asks Republican legislature to postpone tomorrow’s...

The Republican-controlled legislature is forcing the spring election to go on tomorrow, despite fears of spreading COVID19 and despite pleas from civil rights and...

BREAKING: US Supreme Court throws out ballot deadline extension

Your absentee ballot must be postmarked by Tuesday or you must vote in person, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 vote...
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Real Talk with Henry Sanders COVID19 Update for April 6: Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes

In today's daily Real Talk, Henry checks back in with Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes about tomorrow's election, the huge racial disparity in coronavirus deaths...

BREAKING: Supreme Court sides with GOP; Election must go on tomorrow

The State Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Tony Evers does not have the authority to move the date of tomorrow's spring election. In a...

Church outside the walls: Psalm 46 Relief Fund to address immediate needs for those...

Lighthouse Church Pastor Marcio Sierra and Mt. Zion Baptist Church Pastor Marcus Allen on Sunday announced the Psalm 46 Relief Fund to gather resources...

Wisconsin COVID19 cases approach 2,500; 82 dead

Wisconsin now has confirmed 2,496 positive cases of coronavirus infection, according to state and county data. Eighty two have died of complications of the...

Gov. Evers suspends in-person voting, postpones election to June 9

Invoking emergency management authorities laid out in state statute, Gov. Tony Evers today announced in a press release that he is suspending in-person voting...

New projections suggest Wisconsin COVID hospitalizations to peak in 9 days with shortage of...

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)  released new data today projecting that hospitalizations due to COVID-19 will peak in Wisconsin on April...

Wisconsin hospitals sued patients during a public health emergency. Two are now dismissing some...

Two Wisconsin hospitals that filed medical debt lawsuits against dozens of patients during the coronavirus pandemic are dismissing some of those lawsuits. A Wisconsin Watch/WPR...

Even during a pandemic, the mentoring never stops at Mentoring Positives

It is possible to be able to mentor and support youths without being face-to-face with them. Mentoring Positives, an innovative, referral-based mentoring program that...

Mayors in Wisconsin call on DHS Secretary Andrea Palm to stop in-person voting

Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is one of nine mayors from across Wisconsin asking the Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm to implement all...

Wisconsin passes 2,170 coronavirus cases; 24 deaths since Friday

This story has been updated to include 13 new positive cases and three more fatalities reported in Dane County at 4:30 pm Saturday. Wisconsin now...
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Real Talk with Henry Sanders Covid19 Update: David Crowley

In our effort to keep you informed and up-to-date on the latest information during the COVID19 crisis, we are bringing you daily Real Talk...

Early Data Shows African Americans Have Contracted and Died of Coronavirus at an Alarming...

by Akilah Johnson and Talia Buford for ProPublica ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one...

Evers calls for special legislative session to address election

Gov. Tony Evers today signed Executive Order #73 calling the Legislature to meet in Special Session on Sat., April 4, 2020 at 4 p.m....

Wisconsin approaches 2,000 coronavirus cases; 40 dead

Wisconsin has 1,986 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, according to state and county data. Dane County reports 246 cases and Milwaukee County reports 1,023. A...

MOVE4BGC raising money to provide meals for first responders, virtual club experience for kids

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County announced a new campaign Friday morning to provide aid to first responders and families affected by...

Indigenous movies to watch during the coronavirus isolation period

From our content partner Hocak Worak.      All over the globe, many people are being affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Schools, museums, movie theaters,...
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#WisconsinStrong: leaders from across the state offer message of hope

Twenty leaders from across Wisconsin have come together -- virtually -- to offer a message of encouragement and hope to Wisconsin. Madison365 publisher and CEO...

Closing the Door: Wisconsin’s iconic tourist destination asks people to stay away — for...

At the time, it seemed almost absurd. During an emergency meeting of the Sister Bay Village Board of Trustees on March 16, trustee Rob...