Detroit Region now considered medium-high risk as coronavirus (COVID-19) cases spike statewide – WDIV ClickOnDetroit

LANSING, Mich.– The Detroit Region is now thought about “medium-high danger” as the number of brand-new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continues to increase throughout the state.
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” The Detroit Region has actually increased to the medium-high risk level based upon case rate and percent positivity increases over 3 weeks,” the state says on its MI Safe Start map.

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The seven-day rolling average of cases in the Detroit Region has risen to 22 per million population, which warrants medium-high threat. The 3% positive test rate is not yet at the medium-high threat level.
While the Lansing Regions case rates have decreased in the recently, its still considered high danger. The Grand Rapids Region has actually likewise been upgraded to high danger due to three weeks of increased cases.
The Kalamazoo and Jackson regions are at the medium danger level, though information suggests they could be updated soon, according to the state.
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Case rates and favorable tests have actually decreased in the Saginaw Region over the previous week, but its still thought about medium danger.
The Traverse City Region and Upper Peninsula have seen increased case and favorable test rates, so both are now considered medium risk.
Prior to Wednesdays upgrade, the Lansing Region was thought about high danger, the Grand Rapids Region was considered medium-high threat, the Detroit, Kalamazoo, Jackson and Saginaw regions were thought about medium threat and the Upper Peninsula and Traverse City Region were considered low threat.
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