The health services secretary for Wisconsin is encouraged by signs that state residents are flattening the COVID-19 curve.
Andrea Palm spoke during a telephone town hall on Thursday, and said that if stay-at-home orders had not been put in place, the number of COVID cases in Wisconsin might have doubled every three days.
“We are now doubling our number of cases about every 5 days, and so we really do think that there is cause for optimism about the impact that ‘safer at home’ is having on our trajectory,” said Palm.
She predicts that
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