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Wisconsin grapples with record-breaking COVID-19 spike

Certified nursing assistant  Shameka Johnson wears Green Bay Packers apparel at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site outside the Southside Health Center in Milwaukee, October 21. Wisconsin has been hit hard by the latest coronavirus wave, with hospitals overwhelmed and cases still surging. 

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Certified nursing assistant Shameka Johnson wears Green Bay Packers apparel at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site outside the Southside Health Center in Milwaukee, October 21. Wisconsin has been hit hard by the latest coronavirus wave, with...more

Certified nursing assistant Shameka Johnson wears Green Bay Packers apparel at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site outside the Southside Health Center in Milwaukee, October 21. Wisconsin has been hit hard by the latest coronavirus wave, with hospitals overwhelmed and cases still surging. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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An aerial view of people waiting in their vehicles at a drive-thru testing site in the parking lot of Miller Park in Milwaukee, October 21.  REUTERS/Bing Guan

An aerial view of people waiting in their vehicles at a drive-thru testing site in the parking lot of Miller Park in Milwaukee, October 21. REUTERS/Bing Guan

An aerial view of people waiting in their vehicles at a drive-thru testing site in the parking lot of Miller Park in Milwaukee, October 21. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A healthcare worker performs a COVID-19 test at a drive-thru testing site at Bellin Health, one of the hospitals attending to a surge of cases in Green Bay, October 20. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A healthcare worker performs a COVID-19 test at a drive-thru testing site at Bellin Health, one of the hospitals attending to a surge of cases in Green Bay, October 20. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A healthcare worker performs a COVID-19 test at a drive-thru testing site at Bellin Health, one of the hospitals attending to a surge of cases in Green Bay, October 20. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar
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People drink and socialize inside the Swingin Door Exchange in Milwaukee, October 19. Wisconsin's statewide restrictions on bar and restaurant capacity were reimposed by a Barron County judge following the state's record spike in positive cases. REUTERS/Bing Guan

People drink and socialize inside the Swingin Door Exchange in Milwaukee, October 19. Wisconsin's statewide restrictions on bar and restaurant capacity were reimposed by a Barron County judge following the state's record spike in positive cases....more

People drink and socialize inside the Swingin Door Exchange in Milwaukee, October 19. Wisconsin's statewide restrictions on bar and restaurant capacity were reimposed by a Barron County judge following the state's record spike in positive cases. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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University of Wisconsin-Madison students wearing protective masks exercise on socially distanced treadmills  in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan

University of Wisconsin-Madison students wearing protective masks exercise on socially distanced treadmills in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan

University of Wisconsin-Madison students wearing protective masks exercise on socially distanced treadmills in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A person is wheeled into HSHS St. Vincent Hospital's Emergency Room in Green Bay, October 20.  REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A person is wheeled into HSHS St. Vincent Hospital's Emergency Room in Green Bay, October 20.  REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

A person is wheeled into HSHS St. Vincent Hospital's Emergency Room in Green Bay, October 20.  REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar
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Registered nurse (RN) Tammy Fellenz, wearing a Green Bay Packers headband, takes a patient's throat swab at a coronavirus drive-thru testing site at Froedtert North Hills Health Center in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, October 18. REUTERS/Bing Guan

Registered nurse (RN) Tammy Fellenz, wearing a Green Bay Packers headband, takes a patient's throat swab at a coronavirus drive-thru testing site at Froedtert North Hills Health Center in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, October 18. REUTERS/Bing Guan

Registered nurse (RN) Tammy Fellenz, wearing a Green Bay Packers headband, takes a patient's throat swab at a coronavirus drive-thru testing site at Froedtert North Hills Health Center in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, October 18. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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Women, one with and one without a protective mask, walk past graffiti on a boarded-up storefront in Madison, October 17.   REUTERS/Bing Guan

Women, one with and one without a protective mask, walk past graffiti on a boarded-up storefront in Madison, October 17. REUTERS/Bing Guan

Women, one with and one without a protective mask, walk past graffiti on a boarded-up storefront in Madison, October 17. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A billboard funded by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, quoting President Trump's statements about the coronavirus outbreak and tallying Wisconsin's over 50,000 cases, is seen in the background behind a Trump 2020 campaign flag on a farm in Concord, Wisconsin, October 18.  REUTERS/Bing Guan

A billboard funded by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, quoting President Trump's statements about the coronavirus outbreak and tallying Wisconsin's over 50,000 cases, is seen in the background behind a Trump 2020 campaign flag on a farm in Concord,...more

A billboard funded by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, quoting President Trump's statements about the coronavirus outbreak and tallying Wisconsin's over 50,000 cases, is seen in the background behind a Trump 2020 campaign flag on a farm in Concord, Wisconsin, October 18. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A young voter fills out a ballot with assistance from a poll worker at a polling station at the Midtown Center shopping mall in Milwaukee, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A young voter fills out a ballot with assistance from a poll worker at a polling station at the Midtown Center shopping mall in Milwaukee, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A young voter fills out a ballot with assistance from a poll worker at a polling station at the Midtown Center shopping mall in Milwaukee, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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Vehicles are seen outside an American Red Cross chapter in Madison, October 17. REUTERS/Bing Guan

Vehicles are seen outside an American Red Cross chapter in Madison, October 17. REUTERS/Bing Guan

Vehicles are seen outside an American Red Cross chapter in Madison, October 17. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A billboard encourages social distancing in Milwaukee, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A billboard encourages social distancing in Milwaukee, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A billboard encourages social distancing in Milwaukee, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A voter wearing a U.S. Marine Corps sweatshirt and an NFL Green Bay Packers hat exits a polling station in Milwaukee, on the first day of in-person voting in Wisconsin, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A voter wearing a U.S. Marine Corps sweatshirt and an NFL Green Bay Packers hat exits a polling station in Milwaukee, on the first day of in-person voting in Wisconsin, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan

A voter wearing a U.S. Marine Corps sweatshirt and an NFL Green Bay Packers hat exits a polling station in Milwaukee, on the first day of in-person voting in Wisconsin, October 20. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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COVID-19 response specialist Alexandra Vizcarra prepares to administer a nasal swab test at Public Health Madison & Dane County in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan

COVID-19 response specialist Alexandra Vizcarra prepares to administer a nasal swab test at Public Health Madison & Dane County in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan

COVID-19 response specialist Alexandra Vizcarra prepares to administer a nasal swab test at Public Health Madison & Dane County in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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University of Wisconsin-Madison students study at socially distanced tables inside the Gordon Dining and Event Center in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan

University of Wisconsin-Madison students study at socially distanced tables inside the Gordon Dining and Event Center in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan

University of Wisconsin-Madison students study at socially distanced tables inside the Gordon Dining and Event Center in Madison, October 19. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A field hospital known as an Alternate Care Facility set up at the state fair ground as cases of coronavirus spike, near Milwaukee, October 12.    Wisconsin Department of Administration/via REUTERS  

A field hospital known as an Alternate Care Facility set up at the state fair ground as cases of coronavirus spike, near Milwaukee, October 12. Wisconsin Department of Administration/via REUTERS  

A field hospital known as an Alternate Care Facility set up at the state fair ground as cases of coronavirus spike, near Milwaukee, October 12. Wisconsin Department of Administration/via REUTERS  
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People wearing protective masks line up to enter a polling site at the Milwaukee Public Library's Washington Park location, October 20.  REUTERS/Bing Guan

People wearing protective masks line up to enter a polling site at the Milwaukee Public Library's Washington Park location, October 20.  REUTERS/Bing Guan

People wearing protective masks line up to enter a polling site at the Milwaukee Public Library's Washington Park location, October 20.  REUTERS/Bing Guan
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People dine inside Lucille's, a pizza restaurant, in Madison, October 18. REUTERS/Bing Guan

People dine inside Lucille's, a pizza restaurant, in Madison, October 18. REUTERS/Bing Guan

People dine inside Lucille's, a pizza restaurant, in Madison, October 18. REUTERS/Bing Guan
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A view shows a patient floor hall of an field hospital set up at the state fair ground near Milwaukee, October 12. Wisconsin Department of Administration/via REUTERS  

A view shows a patient floor hall of an field hospital set up at the state fair ground near Milwaukee, October 12. Wisconsin Department of Administration/via REUTERS  

A view shows a patient floor hall of an field hospital set up at the state fair ground near Milwaukee, October 12. Wisconsin Department of Administration/via REUTERS  
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People line up in their vehicles to undergo coronavirus tests, distributed by the Wisconsin National Guard in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

People line up in their vehicles to undergo coronavirus tests, distributed by the Wisconsin National Guard in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

People line up in their vehicles to undergo coronavirus tests, distributed by the Wisconsin National Guard in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski
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A woman receives the coronavirus test distributed by the Wisconsin National Guard in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

A woman receives the coronavirus test distributed by the Wisconsin National Guard in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

A woman receives the coronavirus test distributed by the Wisconsin National Guard in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski
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People line up to undergo coronavirus tests in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

People line up to undergo coronavirus tests in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski

People line up to undergo coronavirus tests in Milwaukee, October 2. REUTERS/Alex Wroblewski
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