Nightside Report March 25, 2021: Wayne County school officials urge families to remain cautious over spring break, New restrictions put in place by local hospitals as COVID numbers surge

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Wayne County school officials urge families to remain cautious over spring break

DETROIT – With Michigan’s COVID-19 numbers on the rise and spring break around the corner, Wayne County superintendents are reaching out to parents to ask them to be vigilant in order to keep schools open.

Superintendents said they do not see the spread inside the school buildings because of the protocols in place. They believe COVID positive students are getting the virus at weekend gatherings and events.

In order to keep schools open -- despite the rise in COVID cases -- it will depend on behavior outside of school.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 642,869; Death toll now at 15,984

Metro Detroit weather: Prepare for heavy rain, strong winds

Heavy rain stays with us through Friday morning as strong winds hit their peak.

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4 Fast Facts

  • Dan Gilbert made an announcement Thursday that will directly impact Detroit for years to come -- A grand total of $500 million will be invested in the city of Detroit and its residents over the next 10 years, on behalf of a joint initiative by the Gilbert Family Foundation and the Rocket Community Fund. Click here to read more.
  • After more than two days of prosecutors laying out their case, the three men suspected in the 2017 killing of Egypt Covington will go to trial. Click here to read more.
  • On Thursday, hundreds of students gathered on campus to demand better of the school. The students gathered at Frederick Pease Auditorium. Click here to read more.
  • The Warren City Council is investigating the appointment of an employee by Mayor Jim Fouts. Click here to read more.

Be Informed

New restrictions put in place by local hospitals as COVID numbers surge

Despite the surge of new coronavirus cases, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn’t considering any new state-wide precautions.

That isn’t stopping hospitals from clamping down on visitors.

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