Here’s the latest on COVID-19 and what’s coming up this week in Michigan:
- The state of Michigan has 31,424 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 2,391 deaths associated with the virus since March 18.
- Over the weekend, the state reported an additional 2,804 recoveries, bringing the state’s total reported recoveries to 3,237.
- Detroit alone has 7,604 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 618 deaths.
- Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer plans to hold three updates this week on plans to reopen the state.
It’s going to be a very busy week, as we move into the sixth week of the coronavirus crisis here in Michigan - and around the country. Here are some things to watch for this week -- read here.
A 5-year-old girl died Sunday morning at Beaumont Royal Oak, becoming the first child to die from COVID-19 in Michigan.
The family of Skylar Herbert confirmed the information Sunday night.
Remington Michael Ostwald is less than two weeks old. On March 20, his mother, Colleen Ostwald started getting sick.
“I thought I was going to die,” Colleen Ostwald said.
Her pregnancy was already a high risk. It took three tries to get a coronavirus test -- and she tested positive.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says there is much to consider before reopening the economy amid the pandemic -- and she is treating every industry differently.
Whitmer is expected to share details about her plan to open the stay’s economy soon.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has also shared his thoughts about reopening the state.
- Northbound I-275 closed at Ford Road after deadly crash
- 8-year-old Detroit boy can’t have visitors after heart surgery amid pandemic
- Michigan clinicians offer mental health resources to coronavirus frontline workers
- Michigan nonprofit Disaster Relief at Work addresses hunger amid coronavirus pandemic
- 72nd Annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival cancels some events amid coronavirus
- Police: At least 16 killed in shooting rampage in Canada
- Chief: Man ambushed 3 Texas officers in his home, killing 1
- For meat plant workers, virus makes a hard job perilous
- Coronavirus accelerates decline of slumping coal industry
- Fast decisions in Bay Area helped slow virus spread
- Sports leagues seek return to play but with no guarantees
- Benched: Lions Jason Cabinda on quarantining alone and uncertainty over NFL season