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Wisconsin bars, dine-in restaurants ordered closed

HURLEY, Wis. — Wisconsin follows Michigan in ordering bars and restaurants to close at 5 p.m. Tuesday along with other restrictions on gatherings in light of efforts to slow the pandemic spread of coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19.

Gov. Tony Evers directed the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to issue the closure order for restaurants and bars other than to offer take-out or delivery. The order followed news COVID-19 cases involving people who were exposed locally and not while traveling abroad were increasing in the state.

“Our top priority at this time is to keep Wisconsin...