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April 3: Lenawee County holding at 24 coronavirus cases, 0 deaths

Posted on April 3rd, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 3: Lenawee County holding at 24 coronavirus cases, 0 deaths

A news release from the Lenawee County Commission Chairman David Stimpson said the death suspected of being the county’s first COVID-19 death has not been ruled as such. “On March 31, 2020, a 52-year-old Raisin Township man passed away. His primary health care physician ruled the death cardiac arrest and noted suspected COVID-19,” Stimpson wrote. However, he said the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is not qualifying this death as being a COVID-19 death “at this time” and “the state will later make the decision under their guidlines.” Lenawee actually saw no increase in coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, standing at 24 cases with zero deaths. The Lenawee County Health Department, as of 1:15 p.m. today, … Read More »


Lenawee County COVID-19 count increases to 24 cases

Posted on April 2nd, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County COVID-19 count increases to 24 cases

The state of Michigan coronavirus figures released at 3 p.m. today, April 2, 2020, showed 24 confirmed cases and no deaths in Lenawee County, which is an increase of two cases over the previous day.

Lenawee County, however, reported one new case of COVID-19 in the health department’s daily update which came earlier than the state report. The total of confirmed positive cases stood at 23 at that time. In Lenawee, ninety-three people have had negative test results and 24 residents have test results pending.

A Raisin Township resident may have died from the COVID-19 virus, Lenawee County board Chairman David Stimpson said in a news release Thursday. County officials are aware of the case. Stimpson said the attending physician, who is not a county employee, will certify the cause of death.

The resident was not tested for COVID-19 prior to passing away, … Read More »


Governor closes Michigan schools for rest of year

Posted on April 2nd, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Governor closes Michigan schools for rest of year

News release from michigan.gov/coronavirus

Executive Order sets guidelines
for remote learning, ensures teachers, school employees will be paid for
remainder of school year

LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-35, which orders all K-12 school buildings to close for the remainder of the school year — unless restrictions are lifted — and ensures continuing of learning by setting guidelines for remote learning. District facilities may be used by public school employees and contractors for the purposes of facilitating learning at a distance while also practicing social distancing.

“My number-one priority right now is protecting Michigan families from the spread of COVID-19. For the sake of our students, their families, and the more than 100,000 teachers and staff in our state, I have made the difficult decision to close our … Read More »


Lenawee County at 18 COVID-19 cases while state incurs 1117-case jump; Ohio has far fewer cases, deaths

Posted on March 31st, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County at 18 COVID-19 cases while state incurs 1117-case jump; Ohio has far fewer cases, deaths

After recording no additional cases of COVID-19 in the 24-hour period ending Monday, March 30, the next 24 hours ended today, Tuesday, March 3, saw a three-case increase to a total 18 confirmed cases with no confirmed deaths as of 4:30 p.m. that day.

There had been 85 negative coronavirus tests in Lenawee County with 18 positive and 23 results pending, according to the Lenawee County Health Department coronavirus page.

In Michigan, there was a marked increase in the past 24 hours according to the state’s COVID-19 website with 1117 new cases in the state bringing the total to 7615 and 259 deaths attributed to coronavirus in the state.

Monroe County has 49 confirmed cases and zero deaths; Hillsdale County has 14 confirmed cases and one death; Washtenaw has 305 confirmed cases and seven deaths.

In the Detroit area, however, the figures are higher … Read More »


Lenawee County up to 15 cases of coronavirus

Posted on March 29th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County up to 15 cases of coronavirus

The Lenawee County Health Department site reporting on COVID-19 cases in Lenawee County was updated at 1:15 p.m Sunday, March 29, 2020, to show 15 positive coronavirus cases. A map that shows areas where those cases have been confirmed now covers much of the county. However, the department is not specifying where those cases are located.

There have been 48 negative cases and 25 tests’ results are still pending in Lenawee County.


Army Corps of Engineers to convert Detroit’s TCF Center to alternate care facility in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on March 29th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Army Corps of Engineers to convert Detroit’s TCF Center to alternate care facility in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

From U.S. Army Corp of Engineers news release March 29, 2020

DETROIT
— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, (USACE), Detroit District,
announces it has received a verbal mission assignment from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to construct a large alternate care
facility in downtown Detroit. USACE continues to make significant
progress across the nation in its efforts to support the FEMA-led
response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.  

The first conversion in Michigan will take place at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan. USACE is well underway in its coordination and planning efforts to adapt more than 250,000 square feet of the convention facility into medical care space. The TCF center is well-known to Michiganders as the former Cobo Hall facility.

 “We
are proud to work hand in hand with our partners at FEMA and the … Read More »


United Way of Monroe/Lenawee delivers relief aid in Lenawee County

Posted on March 27th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on United Way of Monroe/Lenawee delivers relief aid in Lenawee County

United Way News Release March 27, 2020

The United Way of Monroe/Lenawee Counties delivered an initial $33,000 in COVID-19 emergency relief aid to agency partners in Lenawee County for emergency food, supplies, rent/mortgage and utilities.

Corporation donations from Meijer and Consumers Energy were distributed to local agencies providing emergency relief and assistance to Lenawee County residents with food insecurities related to COVID-19.  Rent/mortgage and utilities assistance will be targeted for individuals and families economically effected by the pandemic emergency.  Recipient organizations include the South Michigan Food Bank, The Daily Bread, Share the Warmth, Neighbors of Hope, Catherine Cobb Safe House, Community Action Agency and Housing Help of Lenawee.

“We are thankful for great corporate partners whose gifts allows us to deliver immediate relief to the most vulnerable of our community members.  We also have great agency partners who are on the front … Read More »


Lenawee County has more time to pay past-due 2017 taxes

Posted on March 27th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County has more time to pay past-due 2017 taxes

Lenawee County – 3 27 20 Press Release 17 L

ADRIAN — Lenawee County residents have more time to get caught up on their 2017 taxes and prevent their home from foreclosing after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order extending the property tax foreclosure deadline to May 29, 2020.

“With this order Lenawee County residents don’t have to worry about having their homes foreclosed on March 31st. This will give them more time, but the interest will still be increasing so don’t just put it off,” said Lenawee County Treasurer Marilyn Woods.

The treasurer’s office, along with other county departments closed on March 19 and will remain closed through April 13. Because the governor has ordered a temporary requirement to suspend activities not necessary to sustain life, the office will only take calls Tuesday and Wednesday of each week … Read More »


Lenawee County COVID-19 cases 8 at 3 p.m. March 27

Posted on March 27th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County COVID-19 cases 8 at 3 p.m. March 27

From www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/ At 3 p.m. March 27

Lenawee County now has eight confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the state’s coronavirus website, www.michigan.gov/coronavirus as of a report the afternoon of March 27, 2020. No coronavirus deaths have been reported in Lenawee at this time.

Statewide, there were 801 new confirmed cases with 32 new deaths in this report, withg a total of 3657 confirmed cases total and 92 total-related deaths. In addition, there have been 13,749 statewide specimens tested with 3136 positive, 10,524 negative.

In surrounding counties, Hillsdale County now has six cases and Monroe has 28. Washtenaw’s number climbed to 150 but it remained at three deaths as it had in the previous day’s report.

Wayne County now has 735 confirmed cases and 14 deaths; city of Detroit has 1075 positive cases with 23 deaths; Oakland County has 824 confirmed cases and 26 … Read More »


Lenawee County up to five confirmed cases of COVID-19

Posted on March 27th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Lenawee County up to five confirmed cases of COVID-19

Lenawee County’s confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to five as of the 2 p.m. daily posting of state cases Thursday, March 26. As of that point, there had been no deaths in Lenawee County, according to Michigan.gov.

The state of Michigan was reporting 2856 confirmed cases of coronavirus with 60 deaths. Of those 60 deaths, 15 had occurred in Oakland County which had 668 confirmed cases; 15 in the City of Detroit, which had 851 confirmed cases; 11 in Wayne County which had 538 confirmed cases; and 11 in Macomb County which had 347 confirmed cases.

Surrounding Lenawee County there were 82 confirmed cases in Washtenaw County which has had three deaths as of 2 p.m Thursday; with five confirmed cases in Hillsdale County and 21 in Monroe County, neither of … Read More »



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