COVID-19 in Michigan

Michigan reports more than 58K COVID-19 cases, with additional 5K ‘probable’ cases

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports Friday that 58,525 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,615 have died from...

Locks got too long under lockdown? You can get your hair cut soon.

Salons and barbershops are set to reopen statewide soon as new COVID-19 cases continue to trend downward. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-114 and...

As more Michigan parents consider homeschooling, school budgets could be decimated

As concerns of COVID-19 still linger, school leaders are talking about how to best reopen schools this fall. And some parents have a tough...
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Column: Being pro-life has to be more than a slogan

As of this writing, almost 5,600 Michiganders have died as a result of the novel coronavirus.  Those are people – living, breathing humans who had...

1/3 of Michigan teachers might not return to the classroom

Michigan educators are planning for next fall as the current academic year comes to a close. But almost one-third of the profession is considering...

Supreme Court won’t hear case seeking to curb Whitmer’s emergency powers — for now

The Michigan Supreme Court on Thursday said it won’t hear the GOP-controlled state Legislature’s lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, which seeks to place limits...

State reports 25 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing total to 5,595

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports Thursday that 58,241 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,595 have died from...

Librarians, national guard recruited for states’ new contact tracing armies 

As states seek to loosen wide-ranging restrictions imposed to constrain the novel coronavirus, they’re also looking to deploy a huge new fleet of workers...

Column: U of M resident physicians have stepped up in the pandemic. They deserve...

Across the state and country, health care professionals have been praised as heroes and rightfully so. But for these heroes, they deserve more than...

Michigan tops 58K COVID-19 cases, 5,570 deaths

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports Wednesday that 58,035 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5,570 have died from...

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