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May 6: Lenawee Co. at 114 cases of coronavirus

Posted on May 6th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on May 6: Lenawee Co. at 114 cases of coronavirus

There have now been a total of 114 cases of the coronavirus and two have died from it in Lenawee County since figures began being kept in March. Tuesday’s total was 110 cases so four new cases have been confirmed.

Of those 62 are males and 52 are females. There are 50 people currently monitoring symptoms at home and 58 have emerged from isolation. Four people remain hospitalized. There have been another 30 people deemed “probable” COVID-19 cases on the Lenawee County Health Department website with 12 males and 18 females. None of these people are hospitalized, but 14 are monitoring symptoms at home and 16 have discontinued isolation.

In the state, there are now 45,054 identified cases via lab tests with 4250 deaths. The daily new case count is 657 with 71 deaths of Michigan residents reported today, up from Tuesday’s … Read More »


May 1: May arrives with uptick in Lenawee County coronavirus cases

Posted on May 1st, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on May 1: May arrives with uptick in Lenawee County coronavirus cases

The month of May arrived in Lenawee County where 98 residents now have been confirmed as having COVID-19, up from 92 Thursday (according to county figures, and 93, according to state statistics).

The 98 include 54 males and 44 females. There are four county residents hospitalized at this time, with 43 monitoring their symptoms at home. There are now 49 people who are out of isolation, up four from Thursday. In addition, the Lenawee County Health Department, which reports the aforementioned statistics, reports there are 22 “probable” cases among 11 males and 11 females, none of whom are hospitalized. There are 15 people monitoring at home (up three from Thursday) and seven who have discontinued monitoring (down one from Thursday).

The Lenawee County death toll remains at two.

There are many charts and graphs of statistics on the www.michigan.gov coronavirus page. Lenawee County … Read More »


State launches ‘Robin,’ an online COVID-19 assistant

Posted on May 1st, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on State launches ‘Robin,’ an online COVID-19 assistant

News release from the Michigan State Police

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has launched Robin, a new automated online assistant that can help Michiganders easily access the latest and most trusted information about the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Information around this outbreak is changing rapidly and there’s a great deal of misinformation online,” said Robert Gordon, MDHHS director. “Robin, our new chatbot, is an easy, interactive way for Michiganders to get their question answered without frustrating wait times. Every moment counts in our fight to increase awareness and education and slow the spread of the virus.”

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted normal operations for many State of Michigan resources. Robin will provide a centralized, first line of response to common inquiries. This will help reduce confusion and frustration, and make it easier to find answers.

The online assistant … Read More »


April 30: Second Lenawee County death attributed to coronavirus

Posted on April 30th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 30: Second Lenawee County death attributed to coronavirus

The Lenawee County Health Department has reported a second death attributed to COVID-19, according to its mid-day report Thursday. No further information on that death was provided.

All told, the county reported 92 confirmed cases (the state, later in the day reported 93), with 49 males and 43 females. Three people from the county are hospitalized at this time; 42 are monitoring symptoms at home; and 45 people have discontinued isolation. The health department reports there are another 20 “probable” cases, with 11 males and nine females. None of the probable cases are hospitalized, but 12 are monitoring at home and eight have discontinued isolation.

Statewide, there are now 41,379 coronavirus cases in Michigan, with 3789 deaths. Today, there were 980 new cases confirmed in the state. New deaths were reported to be 119 with 40 of those added after “a review … Read More »


April 29: Lenawee County sees three new confirmed cases; two more probables

Posted on April 29th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 29: Lenawee County sees three new confirmed cases; two more probables

The coronavirus count of confirmed cases climbed to 91 Wednesday and the “probable” list grew by two to 20 in Lenawee County.

Of the 91, there are 48 males, 43 females and two are hospitalized. There are a total of 43 Lenawee residents monitoring symptoms at home and there are now 45 who have discontinued isolation – an increase of five today. The number of deaths among Lenawee residents remains at one.

The probably count in the county is now 20, with 11 males and nine females believed to have COVID-19. None of them are in the hospital, but 12 are monitoring their symptoms at home and eight – an increase of two – have discontinued isolation.

The state numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases exceeded 40,000 today – 40,399 – for the first time. The death toll rose by 103 to a total … Read More »


April 28: Lenawee has 88 coronavirus cases; one death

Posted on April 28th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 28: Lenawee has 88 coronavirus cases; one death

After reporting that Lenawee County’s first death from the coronavirus had occurred Monday in a 31-year-old woman, the Lenawee County Health Department reported Tuesday, April 28, that there were now 88 confirmed COVID-19 cases and another 18 probable cases in the county.

Of the confirmed cases, 47 are males, 41 are females. Two are hospitalized – one of the lowest hospitalization rates in weeks – and 45 people are monitoring their symptoms at home. All told, 40 people have discontinued isolation and are improving, the health department reported.

Of those deemed probables, 10 are males, eight are females and none of the probable case patients are hospitalized. Twelve are monitoring symptoms at home and six people with probable cases of coronavirus have discontinued their isolation process as of Tuesday.

Statewide, there were 160 deaths reported Tuesday on www.michigan.gov, which includes 40 deaths added … Read More »


April 26, part II: Michigan sees state daily coronavirus cases, deaths decline

Posted on April 26th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 26, part II: Michigan sees state daily coronavirus cases, deaths decline

While it is impossible to know if these statistics are because of the weekend or an actual trend until weekday COVID-19 statistics are posted, the Sunday, April 26, statistics reported on www.michigan.gov shows a marked decline in new daily cases and deaths from earlier last week.

The daily case count was 575 Sunday and 562 Saturday, at least half of the new daily cases reported over much of the past week; and the death count Sunday was 41 statewide, compared to 189 Saturday (which did include 58 reclassified deaths identified by the Michigan Disease Surveillance System). And most of those 41 new deaths came from the Metro Detroit area with 10 in Detroit City, 10 in Wayne County, eight in Oakland County, and three in Macomb County. The added daily cases from those municipalities totaled 260, with 135 of those cases … Read More »


April 26: No new confirmed coronavirus cases in Lenawee County, but two more probable cases reported

Posted on April 26th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 26: No new confirmed coronavirus cases in Lenawee County, but two more probable cases reported

The Lenawee County Health Department’s statistics regarding presence of COVID-19 locally showed no changes on the 82 cases reported Saturday, April 25. However, there are two more “probable” cases in the county.

The “probable” category reflected its increase of two to 14 as seven males and seven females. None of them are hospitalized. Nine are monitoring their symptoms at home and five had discontinued isolation, according to the health department website, early Sunday afternoon.


April 25: Michigan daily cases of COVID-19 down; Lenawee County adds two

Posted on April 25th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 25: Michigan daily cases of COVID-19 down; Lenawee County adds two

A drizzly Saturday found positive news in the state of Michigan’s report of new daily cases of the novel coronavirus, which stood 562 as opposed to 1350 on Friday.

There are 37,203 Michiganders with confirmed cases of COVID-19 and a total of 3274 who have died with it. A total of 189 deaths were added to the toll Saturday, including 58 identified by the Michigan Disease Surveillance System.

Lenawee County saw its total cases increase by two to 82, but all residents thus far have survived it, according to the Lenawee County Health Department Saturday.

There are 44 males and 38 females among those confirmed cases. Six are hospitalized, 46 are monitoring their symptoms at home, and 36 have discontinued isolation. There are another 12 “probable cases”with six males and six females. None of them are hospitalized, with seven monitoring their symptoms … Read More »


April 24: Lenawee County coronavirus count holds at 80, 0 deaths

Posted on April 24th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 24: Lenawee County coronavirus count holds at 80, 0 deaths

Lenawee County had 80 cases of the coronavirus since statistics began being kept as of Thursday, April 23, per michigan.gov. That number did not change at the state level and 80 was the number on the Lenawee County Health Department’s website Friday as well.

There are now 43 males who have been confirmed with COVID-19 and 37 females. The hospitalization rate dropped by one to six, and the number of those monitoring symptoms at home rose by one to 44. There are 30 people now who have discontinued isolation, according to the health department report.

There are also 12 “probable” cases in the county consisting of six males and six females. None of the “probable” cases are hospitalized, but seven are monitoring their symptoms at home and five have discontinued their isolation period.

Officially, no one has died in Lenawee County of … Read More »



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