ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Wednesday, July 15, 2020

View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on July 15, 2020 at 8:30 p.m.
View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on July 15, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. (WDIV)

Michigan will have to return to phase 3 of reopening plan if COVID-19 spike continues, Whitmer says

DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said if the current trajectory of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continues, the state will be moved back to phase three of her reopening plan, meaning parts of the economy that reopened within the last month would be shut down once again.

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 71,197; Death toll now at 6,085

4 Fast Facts

  • The University of Michigan announced Wednesday that there will be no football season tickets or sales to the general public if there is a season this fall. Click here to read more.
  • Wayne State University (WSU) released its plan for the upcoming fall semester amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Click here to read more.
  • Michigan officials reported 891 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, which is the most daily cases since May 14. Click here to read more.
  • Con artists on Wednesday apparently hacked into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians and major companies in an apparent bitcoin scam. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

Where things stand on a COVID-19 vaccine

Officials with the Massachusetts-based biotech company Moderna claim its vaccine is working and they’re moving toward the next stage of testing.

They said its vaccine induced antibody responses in all 45 participants in the first phase of testing. However, about half of the participants experienced symptoms like fatigue and muscle aches.

3 reasons Michigan COVID-19 deaths have remained low

Why have the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths in Michigan remained low while the daily cases steadily rise?

That question was presented to Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive and chief deputy director for health for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, during Wednesday’s coronavirus briefing.

911 call paints chaotic picture

Local 4 Defenders obtained a recording of the 911 call that led to a deadly confrontation Tuesday in the Lansing area between a sheriff’s deputy and a man armed with a knife.

Flooding forces dozens out of Royal Oak apartments

Nearly 60 residents of the Village Club Apartments in Royal Oak had to find somewhere else to stay due to flooding in their units. There’s a big question about who should have to pay for the drain issue blamed for the mess.

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