ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- March 29, 2020
Here are this morning’s top stories
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has taken action to ensure at risk households have access to clean water for hand washing and sanitation amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 4,650 as of Sunday morning, including 111 deaths, state officials report.
President Donald Trump backed away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, instead directing Saturday night that a “strong Travel Advisory” be issued to stem the spread of the outbreak.
Flood watch continues as overnight thunderstorms dump rain across areas. A wind advisory has also been issued for all of Metro Detroit until Sunday night.
- Coronavirus cases near 5,000: What to expect next week
- Metro Detroit group helps local restaurants by buying food for hospital workers
- President Donald Trump approves Michigan’s Disaster Declaration
- 2020 NAIAS canceled as TCF Center expected to become temporary hospital
- 2 Ford employees in Dearborn die from COVID-19
- Farmington post office employee tests positive for coronavirus
- Detroit police looking for missing 15-year-old girl last seen Wednesday
- California virus death toll surpasses 100; infections surge
- Spain, Italy demand EU virus help; New Yorkers avoid travel
- Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates for 2021 Olympics
- Benched: Red Wings Head Coach Jeff Blashill talks quarantine and the future of team (when life returns to normal)
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