The Detroit Public Schools Community District will stay on pause from face-to-face instruction at least until the May 11 school board meeting while the district continues to monitor infection rates.
"When I first came in it was like a war zone," said patient John English. "I couldn’t believe the amount of people that need help, and were in the hallways and (it was) overrun."
Michigan hospitals are hitting critical levels as COVID-19 cases surge.
On Thursday, April 15, 2021, the state of Michigan reported 6,303 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 112 deaths linked to the virus, 85 of which came from vital records review.
In a statement from the hospital's CEO, John Fox called the rising numbers "very troubling and alarming." and pleaded with everyone to work together. "We cannot do this alone. We need everyone’s help immediately.”
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer did not add any new COVID-19 restrictions this week, despite a warning from the head of the CDC that the state should shut down.
"Yes, I had a very direct conversation with the President, saying President Biden you have shown compassion and done everything in your power to get resources where it is needed - and Michigan needs it right now," Lawrence said.
The city of Detroit is working to vaccinate more people against the COVID-19 vaccine by making sure accurate information is being made available to everyone.
Michigan's fight against COVID-19 has another tool with therapeutics for mild to moderate cases of the virus.
A plan introduced by Michigan's legislature would base the state's reopening on COVID-19 positivity rates and hospitalizations.
COVID-19 restrictions still remain in effect across Michigan.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced more treatment options are available for COVID-19 patients in the state.
Detroit City Football Club fans adapted to maintain the community that supporters value during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Muslims in Metro Detroit are pushing for people to get vaccinated during Ramadan.
Michigan has extended its order requiring employees who can do their jobs from home to continue to work remotely.
With Covid cases surging, Macomb County is above the 10 percent positive rate, which means no one can visit except through a window. For Kim Brancato's mom who suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia, it only makes it worse.
Michigan is reporting 51 new school COVID-19 outbreaks since last week.
Detroit Public Schools won't return to in-person learning until April 26, a day before standardized testing is set to begin. However, if the district's superintendent chooses to push the return date back more, it could disrupt SAT and M-STEP testing.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is asking for more vaccines but the CDC director says that's a mistake and said shutdowns are necessary.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer said the state will extend the emergency orders mandating employers allow people to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic for another 6 months.