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View of Detroit from the Windsor sky camera on Sept. 28, 2020. (WDIV)

List of COVID-19 outbreaks at Michigan schools expands; college campuses still major issue

DETROIT – The list of Michigan schools linked to coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreaks continues to expand, with college campuses still posing a major issue.

K-12 schools aren’t hotspots for the coronavirus in Michigan, but the same can’t be said for universities.

Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 122,735; Death toll now at 6,731

Metro Detroit weather: Expect rain 4 of the next 7 days

The curtain has fallen on summer’s encore. We’ve entered a very autumnal phase that will take us well into October.

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4 Fast Facts

  • Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is opening an investigation into the group Unlock Michigan’s ballot drive to limit Whitmer’s emergency powers. Click here to read more.
  • Officials in Michigan are reminding residents it’s a crime to threaten or intimidate people over their right to vote, even ahead of what’s expected to be a very contentious election. Click here to read more.
  • Detroit police are seeking the public’s help in identifying individuals in connection with a non-fatal shooting early Monday morning outside a nightclub on the city’s west side. Click here to read more.
  • Detroit’s coronavirus (COVID-19) testing center will be moved from the fairgrounds to the Joseph Walker Williams Center starting Tuesday. Click here to read more.

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Michigan governor’s office reports racial disparities in COVID-19 have been reduced significantly

When COVID-19 hit the State of Michigan saw the impact on Black and brown communities. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says those disparities have dramatically decreased.

Amazon to hold Prime Day in mid-October after canceling event due to COVID-19 pandemic

Amazon has rescheduled its annual Prime Day for mid-October after the company canceled the event due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Prime Day was originally supposed to be in July, but it was postponed. This will be the first time Amazon holds the sales event in the fall.

Many parents planning to skip flu shots for children despite warnings from experts

Many public health experts have warned that it’s especially important to get a flu shot this year because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, even if you don’t usually get on. But a new poll suggests many parents aren’t getting that message. One in three said they plan to skip the flu shot for their children.

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About the Author:

DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.