(CBS DETROIT) – Beaumont Health officials warn that Metro Detroit is experiencing another surge in COVID-19 cases as the health system says they have about 400 COVID-19 patients across its hospitals.

On Thursday, Nov. 11, Dr. Nick Gilpin, medical director of infection prevention and epidemiology at Beaumont Health, spoke about the rise in COVID-19 cases during a press update.

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The Detroit News reported that during the press update, Dr. Gilpin explained that the only way to keep COVID-19 surges from happening is for people to continue to get vaccinated and wear their masks.

Other states are seeing a decline in COVID-19 cases, although Michigan has seen a rise in cases over the last few months.

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Dr. Gilpin also said that this surge Michigan is currently in could last for at least two months.

For more information and updates from Beaumont Health, visit here.

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