The U.S. is reporting its highest 7-day average increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases this month, and medical centers in hotspot areas are struggling to meet patient demand.
"To put these new data in perspective, Wisconsin is now seeing more average cases per day than New York City did at the peak of its surge last spring," a state health official said.
The governor's latest order advised residents to "only leave your home if it's absolutely necessary" and warned against gatherings with those outside their household.
Only four Republican senators have congratulated President-elect Joe Biden.
The record increase comes as roughly half of all U.S. states report climbing case counts, with the Midwest seeing a particularly significant uptick.
Roads are closed in Delafield and an area near a hotel is taped off as the hunt for the shooter continues.
There have been allegations of irregularities and possible fraud in the voting or counting process in several key states
As President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden race for 270 Electoral College votes, the president has called for a recount to determine who secures the 10 from Wisconsin.
Maine, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin reported single-day records one day after the election.
As his hopes of winning re-election dwindled, the president's campaign filed a flurry of stop-the-count lawsuits. The effort is a "Hail Mary," says one staffer.
Trump won the state in 2016, but he did so by a narrow margin, receiving about 47.2 percent of the state's voters compared with Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton's 46.5 percent.
The Democratic presidential candidate may not need to win Pennsylvania if he can secure Nevada, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Elections officials in these states have offered varying predictions of when their unofficial vote totals will come in, with some stating it could take several days.
The move by the president's campaign came after Wisconsin's election commissioner declared Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden the winner Wednesday.
Millions of Americans are set to cast their votes against the backdrop of 231,000 people having died from COVID-19.
The Biden supporter's yard sign was stolen from outside his house in an area that mostly supports Trump.
The First Lady was on hand this week to rally voters in the swings state of Wisconsin, telling supporters that her husband is "here to make a difference."
The New York Times/Siena College poll found Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is ahead in the key battlegrounds of Pennsylvania, Florida, Arizona and Wisconsin.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Wisconsin mail-in ballots received after Election Day will not be counted.
"These criminals exhibited a level of familiarity with state party operations at the end of the campaign to commit this crime," Republican Party of Wisconsin Director Andrew Hitt said in a statement given to Newsweek.
North Dakota reported the highest number of deaths per capita in the last seven days, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Polls suggest unrest in Wisconsin did not help President Trump win over more voters in the crucial state.
A pair of surveys released by The Washington Post and ABC News on Wednesday found Biden up by 7 points in Michigan and 17 points in Wisconsin among likely voters.
Biden only has a 12 percent chance of defeating Trump if the popular vote is very close, a recent study of the Electoral College finds.
"So does it help the president to continue to dismiss—to dismiss this virus and say that we're rounding a corner?" Sandra Smith asked.
Events kick off with Trump set to speak at 2 p.m. Central Time in Lansing, Michigan, at the Avflight building near the Capital Region International Airport.
In the October 20-26 Reuters/Ipsos poll, 53 percent of respondents said they'd vote for Biden, compared to 44 percent for Trump.
Massachusetts senator criticized the Supreme Court's rejection to extend deadline for counting mail-in ballots in the battleground state.
"As the COVID pandemic rages," Justice Elena Kagan wrote in her dissent, "the Court has failed to adequately protect the Nation's voters."
The number of coronavirus patients in hospital has been rising in several states, including Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.