‘You don’t want your story to be mine’: Detroit COVID-19 survivor loses her mother to the virus
MaElena Barcenas spent weeks on a ventilator, and more than a year later, still suffers serious symptoms. But she is grateful for a health baby girl and the help of her mother until COVID took that away too.
Wednesday will mark 1 year since first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Michigan
On March 10, 2020 Michigan confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases. On March 10, 2020 Michigan confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases. Fast-forward almost a year later and 596,054 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Michigan as of Saturday, including 15,666 deaths to be exact. Around this time last year, other states had already reported confirmed cases. COVID-19 variant has potential to rapidly increase casesOn March 3, Michigan officials reported a total of 422 confirmed cases of the B117 COVID-19 variant in the state.
Whitmer provides Michigan COVID response update
Gretchen Whitmer is set to provide an update Thursday afternoon on the state’s ongoing efforts to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The governor will be joined by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun. New COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise in Michigan. New Thursday: Leaders from 4 major hospital systems in Michigan share harrowing COVID-19 numbersMore: Are stricter government COVID-19 rules inevitable as cases spike in Michigan? The MHA represents all the hospitals and health systems throughout Michigan.