MADISON, Wis. (WFRV) – Governor Tony Evers will be joined by Secretary-designee Andrea Palm, Wisconsin Department of Health Services; Dr. Ryan Westergaard, Chief Medical Officer of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases; and Ryan Nilsestuen, Chief Legal Counsel, Office of the Governor.
The briefing comes after Wisconsin exceeded 2,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus over the weekend, as well as 68 coronavirus-related deaths.
Gov. Evers announced Saturday that Wisconsin has been granted a major disaster declaration for the entire state as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The declaration provides access to Public Assistance programs for all 72 Wisconsin counties and the state’s federally recognized tribes.