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Last summer the metric everyone was watching—positivity rate. That’s because a positivity rate below 3% shows we have the infection rates under control. Then fall hit and positivity rates began climbing again. We are very happy to report that, as of Wednesday, the seven-day average positivity rate is down below 4%, the lowest since the

Sometimes we like sounding like a broken record, and this is one of those times. Michigan’s COVID-19 metrics continue to improve. Daily cases have plateaued, hospitalizations continue to decline, and deaths are slowing. Last Tuesday’s positivity rate stood at 6.45%, and this Wednesday’s rate was down to 4.48%. All of this is great news! While

Michigan COIVD-19 metrics continue to improve. Tuesday’s positivity rate was 6.45%, down slightly from last week—even with the average daily number of tests up 11,900 over last week. Also, last week’s 7-day average for daily cases was 2,350, and this week we’re sitting at 1,653 so far. All other metrics are showing similar positive trends;

In a press conference yesterday, Governor Whitmer provided an update on Michigan’s coronavirus situation. She acknowledged that officials are watching closely for a surge due to the recent end-of-year holiday season. When asked if the pause will be extended or revised, she responded “I would anticipate some more days of data before a determination is

Here’s a quick update on the coronavirus vaccines. So far, more than 166,000 doses have been distributed across the state, and more than 26,000 doses have been administered. Another 120,000 doses—half from Pfizer and half from Moderna—arrive this week, with a similar number of doses arriving next week. More than 300 distribution sites continue vaccinating

Pfizer’s vaccine is working its way around the country. Michigan hospitals were among the first to receive their doses because Pfizer is located in Kalamazoo, MI. Front line hospital staff began receiving vaccines as early as Monday. And according to latest reports, the US is in discussions with Pfizer for tens of millions more doses

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