As number of COVID-19 cases in Northeast Wisconsin soars, experts worry it could sink state`s economic recovery from pandemic
The region`s explosion of coronavirus cases doesn`t just threaten more lives but could reverse Wisconsin`s economic recovery as it infects more of the workforce and saps consumer demand.

Wisconsin`s Department of Health Services is reporting more than 2,300 new, positive test results each day right now with the Green Bay, Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac and Marinette areas all in counties with very high case activity. They`re among the 20 U.S. metro areas with the greatest number of positive COVID-19 tests per 100,000 people, according to the New York Times.

The impact is being felt by large and small businesses, alike.

The Green Bay Packers, for instance, announced Tuesday fans would not be allowed to attend home games indefinitely, citing the rampant community spread of the coronavirus...

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