Economists at UW-Madison estimated Wisconsin’s unemployment rate was at 16.7% as of April 16.
For the four-week period from March 23 to April 17, Wisconsin workers filed 336,624 initial unemployment claims.
Wisconsin had 4,499 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 230 deaths from the coronavirus, as of April 20.
Coronavirus-related cancellations of events booked by VISIT Milwaukee have resulted in an estimated $47 million in lost economic impact for the region, according to the organization.
Passenger traffic at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport fell 53% in March, year-over-year, to 312,425 total passengers.