Coronavirus in Michigan

MSU Updates COVID-19 Numbers After Health Department Shows Undercounting By School

3 hours ago
EMMA WINOWIECKI / Michigan Radio

Update, Thursday September 23: Michigan State University has quietly updated its online COVID-19 dashboard to reflect cases reported by the Ingham County Health Department, two days after the county's public health director revealed the health department's case count was far higher than what the university was publicly stating.

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Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Health officials are searching for answers after coronavirus cases linked to Michigan State University students and staff rose to more than 1,200.

Live Updates: Coronavirus In The Lansing Region

Sep 21, 2020
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Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS / CDC

Regular updates from WKAR News about the regional response to the pandemic.

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3:23 p.m. Mon. 9/21/20

Starting October 5th, grocery stores and other retailers with bottle-and-can collection machines will have to resume taking returnables.

COVID-19 Cases Popping Up In Northern Michigan Schools

Sep 18, 2020
Max Johnston / Interlochen Public Radio

Most school districts Up North have returned to in-person learning in the past few weeks, and several are already seeing COVID-19 cases among students and staff.

Judge: Michigan Must Count Absentee Ballots That Arrive Late

Sep 18, 2020
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A judge on Friday cleared the way for more absentee ballots to be counted in Michigan, saying envelopes postmarked by the eve of the Nov. 3 election are eligible, even if they show up days later.

Informacion En Vivo. Coronavirus En La Región De Lansing

Sep 18, 2020
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS / CDC

Estar bien informado es responsabilidad de todos. Infórmese bien de lugares creíbles, profesionales, y de fuentes oficiales.

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer asked business owners to be patient with her executive orders and other actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday there’s not much she can do to stop President Donald Trump or other political campaigns from holding big rallies in Michigan. That’s despite the fact that those rallies violate her executive orders.

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RECENTLY: Wed. Sep. 16 at 2:30pm | WATCH HERE

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun provide an update regarding the state’s response efforts to COVID-19. They will also be joined by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson to give an update on the upcoming general election and voting opportunities Michiganders can take advantage of in advance of the Nov. 3 election.

Taylor Haelterman / WKAR/MSU

At Michigan State University, 95 students are isolating or quarantining on campus.