This Weeks Mid-Michigan COVID-19 Update
The numbers of daily confirmed COVID-19 cases have gone up in numbers this week here in the state of Michigan this past week.
Michigan's new total confirmed cases of COVID-19 sits at 622,151, with 15,850 deaths. Today's (Friday) daily confirmed case count sits at 3,730 new cases of the virus with 15 new deaths here in Michigan.
Ingham County now sits at 16,549 confirmed cases of the virus with an additional 284 deaths. Jackson County reports 9,874 cases now with 221 deaths due to the virus. Livingston County now sits at 9,988 confirmed cases with 138 deaths. Eaton County now reports 6,057 confirmed cases with 151 deaths. Clinton County now reports 4,661 confirmed cases of the virus with 70 deaths.
This past week, the CDC did release some new guidelines for social distancing in schools, which will now allow students to sit three feet apart instead of the originally announced social distancing range of six feet.
Also earlier on Friday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer also announced that she will be allowing 8,200 spectators into Tiger Stadium after the original capacity of 1,000 earlier in the week.
Moderna also announced on Tuesday that they would be giving COVID-19 shots to children as a part of a Study, which will be enrolling 6,750 U.S. & Canadian children to take part in the study.
You can always stay up with the latest COVID-19 Numbers in Michigan by going to this link here to the Michigan.Gov website. You can also keep up with all local Michigan COVID-19 information by going to this station's home page and clicking the red coronavirus banner.