By Sara Powers

(CBS DETROIT) – Up to a week into the new school year, and already several new COVID-19 outbreaks are hitting Michigan schools.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports 31 new outbreaks in schools, 26 of them at K-12 campuses.

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The largest of those, affecting an elementary school in Midland.

In Detroit, the largest new outbreak is at Renaissance High School, where six students tested positive.

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Universities are no stranger to the spike in cases.

Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti reports a small outbreak with 16 cases, all among students.

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