ZuZu Cafe and Market in Madison has a private patio, that features several clear and plastic ‘igloos.’ Managing partner of the restaurant, Sabri Darsouni, said they bought them in July and put them up when the temperatures started dropping.
Statistics from Minnesota health officials show that the 10 counties with the fastest growth in coronavirus cases since the beginning of October are all in rural areas, many of which border surrounding states.
Wisconsin is less than 2,000 cases away from hitting 200,000 total positive COVID-19 cases. The Department of Health Services recorded 3,626 positive cases Sunday, bringing the total number of cases across the state to 198,166.
White House coronavirus task force response coordinator Deborah Birx was in Madison Thursday where she meet with leaders of the UW system as well as state legislators to discuss the state of COVID-19 in Wisconsin.
Health officials noted in Gov. Tony Evers' COVID-19 briefing Thursday that 68 of the 72 counties in the state are at very high COVID-19 activity levels, with the remaining four being at “high” activity levels.
Thirty-three new deaths among confirmed COVID-19 tests were reported on Tuesday, which is the second highest number that has been recorded since the pandemic began. This brings the total number of deaths to 1,663 in Wisconsin.