Whitmer: Michigan National Guard Will Continue To Assist With COVID-19 Response Through March 31, 2021In anticipation of rapid vaccine approvals from the Food and Drug Administration, Michigan will look to the Michigan National Guard to provide logistical support and transportation support to help distribute the vaccines.
Michigan Reports 8,689 New Covid-19 Cases, 81 Deaths FridayThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced 8,689 coronavirus cases in the state and an additional 81 deaths Friday.
Whitmer May Extend Partial Shutdown Of Schools, BusinessesWhitmer said Thursday that her administration may extend portions of a three-week partial shutdown of schools and businesses next week because of the “sheer volume” of coronavirus cases in Michigan.
Missed Gov. Whitmer's Press Conference? Here's Her Update On The State's Response To COVID-19Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference Thursday afternoon providing updates on the state's response to COVID-19.
New COVID-19 Testing Site Open In WarrenA new neighborhood testing site offering COVID-19 tests has opened in Warren.
COVID Cases Rise, Doctors Urge Families To Sacrifice Holiday GatheringsHealth experts say Thanksgiving gatherings contributed to an uptick in COVID-19 cases and doctors fear that if the same behavior continue to Christmas and the new year then matters will only get worse.
Sheriff Wickersham Speaks Out After Nearly 150 Inmates Test Positive For COVID In The Macomb Co. JailMacomb County Sheriff Anthony WIckersham speaks out after nearly 150 inmates test positive for Corona virus in county jail.
Michigan Couple Married For 47 Years Die Of COVID-19 Within A Minute Of One AnotherPatricia and Leslie McWaters spent 47 years together, raising their children, then grandchildren and then great-grandchildren. And last week, the Michigan couple died together of Covid-19, within the same minute.
GM Prepares To Distribute Vaccine To EmployeesGeneral Motors is preparing to distribute a vaccine to its workers.
City Of Detroit, GLWA And MSU Partner On Project Aimed To Predict COVID-19 Outbreaks Through SewageCity of Detroit partners with Great Lakes Water Authority and Michigan State University on program that tests sewage samples in hopes of predicting COVID-19 outbreaks
State Rep. John Chirkun Tests Positive For CoronavirusRep. Chirkun believes his exposure occurred during a recent hunting trip.
Moderna Requests FDA Authorization For Its Covid-19 VaccineThe company will ask the FDA to review an expanded data set showing the vaccine is 94.1% effective at preventing Covid-19 and 100% effective at preventing severe cases of the disease.
Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon On Ventilator Due To Covid-19"He still has the ability to breath on his own, however, he needs time to rest because his body was working extremely too hard. My father was alert and played an intricate part in making the decision to be placed on the ventilator," said his daughter Tiffani Jackson.
35 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan Schools MondayThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported there are new coronavirus outbreaks in 35 Michigan schools.
Henry Ford Health System: More Than 37K Patients Tested Negative For Covid-19 In Last 30 Days, 7,350 Tested Positive Henry Ford Health System provides an advisory chronicling the latest developments in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's an updated list the of positive and negative cases.
Mayor Duggan: 5,000 Residents A Day Could Get Vaccine In 2021Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said on a Sunday talk show that he expected 5,000 residents a day would receive vaccines once they are made widely available.
Ford Buys 12 Freezers To Store Covid-19 Vaccine DosesFord Motor Company says it has purchased 12 freezers intended to store a Covid-19 vaccine.
Ford Motor Co. Purchases Specialty Freezers For Future COVID-19 Vaccine StorageOn Tuesday, Ford Motor Company said it had purchased a dozen ultra-cold specialty freezers to keep a supply of COVID-19 doses when they become available.
More Than 50 Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan Schools MondayThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported there are new coronavirus outbreaks in more than 50 Michigan schools.
Retired Nurses Help To Fill Gaps As Covid-19 Cases Takes A Toll On Healthcare WorkersAs Michigan continues to see an alarming number of Covid-19 cases, hospitals across Mid-Michigan are trying to prevent overworking their staff on hand.
Lights Go Up On Detroit’s Christmas Tree, Virtual Ceremony This YearThe official tree lighting ceremony in Detroit took place today but without spectators.
Detroit Casinos Projected To Lose $67M During Three-Week ShutdownWith mobile sports betting yet to launch, Michigan's commercial casinos also losing out on an additional $30M monthly.
COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Volunteers Explains Why They Signed UpCOVID-19 vaccine trial participants explain why they decided to volunteer.
Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon Says He Tested Positive For CoronavirusWayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon announced in a Facebook post Thursday afternoon he tested positive for coronavirus.
First At-Home Covid-19 Rapid Test Approved By FDAThe first at-home rapid coronavirus test has been approved by the FDA.
Pfizer Seeks Emergency Clearance After Trial Shows 95% EffectivenessPfizer and BioNTech say final results from their testing shows its vaccine candidate is 95 percent effective.
Here is Everything Included in COVID-19 Restrictions in MichiganStarting Wednesday, Michigan will be under a new epidemic order by Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
Survey Shows Majority Michigan Educators Concerned With In Person Learning While COVID-19 Case UpA recent statewide survey conducted by the Michigan Education Association of more than 4,700 educators, shows that over 80% are concerned about a full return to in-person learning.
First Combined Test For COVID-19, Influenza A & B Now Available In Metro DetroitOrchard Laboratories, in West Bloomfield, Can Conduct Up to 4000 Tests Per Day Using Latest TaqPath Multiplex Kit.
Survey: Michigan Educators Feel Unsafe Returning To SchoolThe majority of educators in Michigan have safety concerns and don't believe they'll be able to return to in-person learning in January, according to a study from the state teachers' union.