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Michigan health officials updated the state’s COVID-19 hospitalization data on Tuesday -- the first update to the data since Aug. 3.
The state’s update to the hospitalization data this week includes both confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases for adults, and a breakdown of the amount of inpatients on ventilators and in intensive care (ICU). The combination of confirmed and suspected cases creates a bit of a spike in the trend.
New diagnoses of some common cancers have dropped by 46% in March and April compared to last year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. See why here.
Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.
Two development groups are slated to purchase 142 acres at the former State Fairgrounds site from the city of Detroit, and Amazon is expected to be their first tenant -- which would generate more than 1,000 new jobs for the community.
We’ve put together a list of how dozens of different types of activities, services and businesses around the state of Michigan are currently restricted due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), as well as where those restrictions are in place.
Hopes that talks on a huge COVID-19 relief deal would generate an agreement soon are fizzling, with both the Trump administration negotiating team and top congressional Democrats adopting hard lines and testy attitudes.
As the struggle against the coronavirus pandemic continues in Michigan, K-12 school districts are beginning to announce their learning plans for the fall. Some districts are opting to begin the school year entirely online, while others are planning to offer a hybrid of online and in-person learning.
One summer activity that the coronavirus pandemic cannot cancel is exploring the great outdoors -- and Michigan has some beautiful views to offer, if you’re willing to work for them.
The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 88,756 as of Tuesday, including 6,264 deaths, state officials report.
Tuesday’s update represents 796 new cases and seven additional deaths. Monday’s totals were 87,960 confirmed cases and 6,257 deaths.
New cases have plateaued in the last two weeks, while deaths remain flat in Michigan. Testing has remained steady, with an average of more than 25,000 per day, with the positive rate between 3 and 4 percent. Hospitalizations have increased slightly, but remain considerably lower than in April.
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Here’s a look at more of the data:
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