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Northwestern Mutual confirms positive case of coronavirus at downtown campus

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Posted at 2:46 PM, Mar 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-19 16:27:55-04

MILWAUKEE — A person who was present at Northwestern Mutual's downtown campus has been diagnosed with COVID-19, better known as coronavirus.

A company spokesperson says nearly all employees have been working from home this week.

The company let employees know Thursday that someone who was at their downtown campus last week tested positive for COVID-19.

"Our highest priority is to protect our workforce and minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our workplace and in our community," the company spokesperson writes in a statement. "Among other actions, we have been continuously communicating recommendations to our workforce to help them maintain their health and well-being."

In Wisconsin, 157 total cases have been confirmed, as of Thursday afternoon. Here is the latest county-by-county breakdown:

Wisconsin CountyTotal Cases as of 3/19/2020
Bayfield1
Brown*2
Calumet1
Chippewa1
Columbia4
Dane*27
Eau Claire1
Fond du Lac14
Kenosha*4
La Crosse2
Milwaukee*62
Outagamie1
Ozaukee3
Pierce1
Racine3
Sauk1
Sheboygan6
St. Croix1
Walworth2
Washington2
Waukesha12
Winnebago5
Wood1
Total157

* An asterisk indicates community spread has been identified.

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