Category Archives: COVID-19

Opening Schools In The Age Of The COVID

Opening Schools In The Age Of The COVID

Educators across the state are examining Governor Whitmer’s 63-page guideline for the reopening of schools. It contains a lot of what-ifs and will depend on whether a particular district is in phase four or five when schools are scheduled to resume classes. It contained both orders and recommendations and calls for plenty of sacrifices. The…

Area Museums Set To Reopen

Area Museums Set To Reopen

Several of the Detroit-areas most popular tourist attractions are preparing to reopen this month. The Henry Ford will reopen for a members-only preview tomorrow through Sunday. The public opening is set for July 9th. The Detroit Institute of Arts and the Motown Museum plan to reopen to the public on July 15th. All will have…

Detroit Jobless Rate Still High Due To CV: U-M

Detroit Jobless Rate Still High Due To CV: U-M

Here is the official release by the University of Michigan: As everyday activities in Detroit begin to resume, four out of 10 working Detroiters remain temporarily or permanently laid off, and many residents say they feel the state is reopening too soon. According to the third rapid response COVID-19 survey from U-M’s Detroit Metro Area…

CV Cases Up, Death Rate Down

CV Cases Up, Death Rate Down

MICHIGAN HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORT 236 NEW CASES OF COVID 19 AND FOUR NEW DEATHS. THE TOTAL CASES IN MICHIGAN NOW STANDS JUST SHY OF 64 *THOUSAND*. THE DEATH TOLL JUST UNDER 6 THOUSAND. 51 THOUSAND PEOPLE HAVE RECOVERED OF COVID 19 IN MICHIGAN. THERE ARE 63 HUNDRED ACTIVE CASES OF THE VIRUS IN THE STATE.…

Gyms In Michigan Stay Closed

Gyms In Michigan Stay Closed

Gyms and fitness centers remain closed in Michigan. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the authority of the governor to issue emergency orders, like the one that is keeping the gyms closed. The court statement says “We sympathize deeply with the business owners and their patrons affected by the governor’s order. Crises like…

Local Leaders Rank CV Crisis

Local Leaders Rank CV Crisis

Here is the official release from the University of Michigan: Leaders across Michigan have reported problems supporting their communities in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic—with many saying they failed to get needed health or financial help in one of the hardest-hit states, according to a survey by the University of Michigan’s Ford School…

Critical CV Up; Guv Answers Gym Ruling

Critical CV Up; Guv Answers Gym Ruling

Michigan had a slight increase in serious and critical hospitalizations for coronavirus. The overall trend continues to be declining. Between June 19 and June 22, the state reports 15 additional inpatients on ventilators, seven more inpatients in critical care and nine inpatients not in critical care. The numbers had been steadily declining since mid-April. 5…

Autos Back From Virus Shutdowns

Autos Back From Virus Shutdowns

Detroit automakers are well on the road to making up for lost time in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The automakers had been shut down for eight weeks and resumed part-time production five weeks ago. Now, all are up and running on a full schedule. Ford returned to a full schedule today, two weeks sooner…

Churches Offer CV Tests

Churches Offer CV Tests

15 churches in Southfield and Pontiac will be providing new corona virus testing sites in an effort to help reach minority communities that have been hit hard by the pandemic. The testing sites will be available on varying days through July 2nd. Testing can be obtained today in Pontiac from 8am until noon at the…

New Rules, Data On CV At Nursing Homes

New Rules, Data On CV At Nursing Homes

The state health department is now requiring tests for corona virus for all nursing home residents and staff members.  The state health department says 1,947 nursing home residents have died of corona virus in Michigan. That’s 34 percent of all COVID deaths in the state. There have been 20 deaths of nursing home staffers, 7,163…

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