ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Sept. 7, 2020

Here are this morning’s top stories

Greektown Casino and Hotel
Greektown Casino and Hotel (WDIV)

Will long Labor Day weekend mean another coronavirus spike?

Americans headed into the Labor Day weekend amid warnings from public health officials not to make the same mistakes they did over Memorial Day and July Fourth. The fear is that backyard parties, crowded bars and other gatherings will cause the coronavirus to come surging back.

Detroit casino to layoff 43 workers due to loss in revenue from pandemic

Detroit’s Greektown Casino-Hotel is laying off 43 workers due to revenue loss from the coronavirus pandemic.

Census Bureau must temporarily halt winding down operations

The U.S. Census Bureau for now must stop following a plan that would have it winding down operations in order to finish the 2020 census at the end of September, according to a federal judge’s order.

Coronavirus in Michigan 🦠

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 106,215; Death toll now at 6,534

The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 106,215 as of Saturday, including 6,534 deaths, state officials report. Michigan reported 80,678 recoveries on Saturday.

The latest update on cases and deaths was given Saturday. The state stopped reporting coronavirus data on Sundays. A new update will be provided this afternoon.

Metro Detroit Weather: Noisy start, quiet finish 🌧️

Metro Detroit weather forecast: Sunny and cloudy Monday afternoon
Metro Detroit weather forecast: Sunny and cloudy Monday afternoon

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