Update: Research shows Michigan still at ‘high risk’ for coronavirus outbreak, some trends worsening
Less than two weeks ago, Michigan was moved from “medium” to “high” risk for a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by Covid Act Now. Experts recommend that at least 90 percent of new COVID-19 cases are traced within 48 hours to contain the virus. Covid Act Now’s research shows that Michigan is still doing fairly well with COVID-19 testing. Michigan’s lowest positive test rates were seen in early June and were around 1.1 percent, according to Covid Act Now. A map of Michigan counties and their assigned COVID-19 risk levels from research led by Covid Act Now.
Wayne County discloses first potential coronavirus exposure site: AMC Fairlane 21
DEARBORN, Mich. – The Wayne County Public Health Division announced Tuesday that AMC Fairlane 21 theaters in Dearborn is the first potential coronavirus (COVID-19) exposure site in the county. UPDATE: Fairlane Town Center closes for cleaningOfficials say a positive COVID-19 patient attended the movie theater on March 10. The woman is currently being isolated while health officials investigate the case. Any individuals who were present at AMC Fairlane 21 during the time of exposure should watch for COVID-19 symptoms through March 24 including fever, cough and shortness of breath, officials said. Patients with presumptive positive test results are urged to isolate to prevent any spread of COVID-19.