Michigan reports 42 new COVID-19 outbreaks infecting 219 at schools
Michigan schools reported 42 new outbreaks last week, resulting in at least 219 students and staff being infected with coronavirus. Additionally, the state health department has continued to track 371 other outbreaks linked to K-12 schools, in which there has been at least one new case discovered over the last 28 days.mlive.com
Active COVID outbreaks increased 6% last week, per Nov. 15 report
Michigan identified 163 new COVID-19 outbreaks last week, according to the state’s Monday, Nov. 15 report. Combined with the 821 ongoing outbreaks from previous weekly reports, the total active outbreaks count reached 984, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. That’s up 6.4% from the prior week’s total.mlive.com
296 infected in new coronavirus outbreaks at 69 schools, says Michigan’s March 29 school outbreak report
Berrien: Countryside Academy Upper Elementary, two cases; Watervliet High School, four students; Buchanan High School, two students. Calhoun: Sonoma Elementary in Battle Creek, two students; Harper Creek Middle School, two students; Harper Creek Middle School, seven staff and students; Marshall High School, four students. Oakland: Oxford High School, 15 students; Bloomfield Christian School, five students; Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills, four students; Oxford Middle School, two students; Walled Lake Western High School, two students; Clarenceville High School, two students; Holly Academy, two staff. Wayne: Stevenson High School in Livonia, 10 Students; East Middle School in Plymouth, five students; Churchill High School in Livonia, five students; Holmes Middle School in Livonia; Cleveland Elementary School in Livonia, two students. Wexford: Manton High School, seven staff and students; Lincoln Elementary School in Cadillac, three staff and students; Franklin Elementary School in Cadillac, three staff and students; Forest View Elementary School in Boon, two students.mlive.com
House subcommittee investigates COVID-19 outbreaks at meatpacking plants
House subcommittee investigates COVID-19 outbreaks at meatpacking plants Nearly 54,000 meatpacking workers around the country have tested positive for the coronavirus. Now, a House subcommittee is launching an investigation into the three largest meatpackers in the U.S. and the government's workplace safety regulator. CBSN's Anne-Marie Green has more.cbsnews.com
Michigan starts reporting data on COVID-19 outbreaks
Michigan is now offering data on reported outbreaks of COVID-19 across the state. COVID-19 outbreaks are generally defined as two or more cases with a link by place and time indicating a shared exposure outside of a household. Local health departments report the number of new and ongoing outbreaks they are investigating by the setting of the outbreak. New outbreaks are those outbreaks that were first identified during the current reporting week. New and ongoing outbreaks are counted only onceThe reporting isnt complete yet, but you can get some sense as to where outbreaks are coming from in each Region of the state.
Florida, Arizona set daily records in new coronavirus cases
Florida and Arizona both set new records in daily increases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in their states, according to data released Thursday. Florida has shattered its previous record for the number of coronavirus cases recorded in a day. The Florida Department of Health on Thursday reported 85,926 coronavirus cases statewide, a daily jump of 3,207 cases, the largest daily increase since the start of the pandemic in March. The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 2,519 additional cases as of Wednesday and 32 new deaths. The increases in cases reported Thursday broke a record daily high increase of 2,392 reported Tuesday.