Officials: 7 Virus Cases May Be Related to In-Person Voting

Health officials in Wisconsin said they have identified at least seven people who may have contracted the coronavirus from participating in the April 7, 2020 election, the first such cases following in-person voting that was held despite widespread concern about the public health risks.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Health officials in Wisconsin said they have identified at least seven people who may have contracted the coronavirus from participating in the April 7 election, the first such cases following in-person voting that was held despite widespread concern about the public health risks. The infections involve six voters and one poll worker in Milwaukee, where difficulty finding poll workers forced the city to pare nearly 200 voting locations back to just…

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