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 risk” as the number of new corona ( cases continues to increase throughout the state.
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” The Detroit Region has 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.

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