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April 8, 2020: Lenawee County reports 36 coronavirus cases, no deaths

Posted on April 8th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 8, 2020: Lenawee County reports 36 coronavirus cases, no deaths

Lenawee County’s coronavirus caseload increased to 36 from 32 Tuesday, but there are still no deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the county.

Nineteen males and 17 females have tested positive for the virus. Of the 36, 26 are monitoring symptoms at home and seven are hospitalized with three recovered.

In Michigan, the total has exceeded the 20,000 mark at 20346 cases confirmed with 969 total state deaths. However, the daily new confirmed cases was 1376, which is down from 1748 new cases Tuesday, and the daily deaths were down slightly to 114 today from 118 Tuesday.

Detroit City’s case rate is nearing 6000 with 5824 confirmed cases, and 251 deaths. Oakland County follows with 4007 cases and 234 deaths, followed by Wayne County with 3802 cases and 195 deaths, and Macomb with 2626 cass and 141 deaths.

Counties neighboring Lenawee include Washtenaw with 610 … Read More »


April 7: Lenawee holding steady on COVID-19 cases

Posted on April 7th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 7: Lenawee holding steady on COVID-19 cases

Lenawee County showed no increases in coronavirus cases, holding at 32 confirmed cases of which seven people are hospitalized, 22 are monitoring symptoms at home, and three are recovered.

Over in Hillsdale County, though, numbers were up sharply from 46 cases Monday to 55 Tuesday, and one more death for a total of four.

Michigan overall is also experiencing a large increase going from 17,221 Monday confirmed cases to 18,970 Tuesday. Deaths rose to 845 statewide with 118 new deaths Tuesday. The number of new cases was also up after a weekend of declines. There were 1748 new cases confirmed across the state.

Other neighboring areas showed 114 cases in Jackson County with four deaths; 559 cases in Washtenaw County with 11 deaths; and 129 total confirmed cases in Monroe County which still has zero deaths.

The Detroit area showed a marked increase of … Read More »


April 6: Lenawee County’s COVID-19 count at 32

Posted on April 7th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 6: Lenawee County’s COVID-19 count at 32

Lenawee County was reporting 32 confirmed cases of the coronavirus with seven hospitalized, 22 treating the illness at home and three recovered as of Monday, April 6, 2020. No deaths had been confirmed at that time that were caused by COVID-19.

Monroe has 117 confirmed cases as of Monday. Washtenaw County had 539 cases with 10 deaths. Jackson had 103 cases and four deaths. Hillsdale had 46 cases and three deaths. As of Monday there were 30,030 tests in Michigan that had produced a negative result.

Ohio’s Department of Health reported Monday there were 4,450 total cases in Ohio with 1,214 requiring hospitalization. There were 142 deaths in Ohio as of Monday. Fulton County had five cases with two requiring hospitalization and Lucas County had 321 cases with 84 hospitalized and 12 deaths.

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Alternate care facility site construction to begin in Novi

Posted on April 7th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Alternate care facility site construction to begin in Novi

News release from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, 4-7-20

DETROIT — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, (USACE), Detroit District, announces it will begin construction on an alternate care facility in Novi, Michigan as efforts to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-led response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

The second conversion in Michigan will take place at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. USACE is coordinating design and construction efforts to adapt more than 250,000 square feet into medical care space. This conversion of the main floor will include approximately 1,100 bed spaces for COVID-19 patients and stations for medical personnel.

“The situation in Michigan continues to evolve and the Corps of Engineers will surge resources to meet the anticipated need,” said Lt. Col. Gregory Turner, district engineer, USACE, Detroit District. “This work that we are doing … Read More »


April 5, 2020: 31 COVID-19 cases, 0 deaths in Lenawee County

Posted on April 5th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 5, 2020: 31 COVID-19 cases, 0 deaths in Lenawee County

The COVID-19 case count in Lenawee County rose to 31 Sunday, April 5, 2020, from 27 the day previous. There are 16 males and 15 females among the confirmed cases, but at the time of the Lenawee County Health Department reporting – 11:15 a.m. Sunday – there were still no fatalities attributed to the coronavirus in Lenawee County.

Seven of the 31 are hospitalized, according to the county health department, but 23 are monitoring at home, and one has recovered.

In Michigan, Sunday, according to michigan.gov’s coronavirus pages, the state’s confirmed case count rose to 15,718 cases, an increase of 1493. But there is a trend in the increase over the weekend: this figure is lower than Saturday’s new-case count of 1511, and represents a marked drop from Friday’s confirmed case count of 1953. The reason for the decline was not stated … Read More »


April 4: Lenawee cases stands at 27, no deaths

Posted on April 4th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on April 4: Lenawee cases stands at 27, no deaths

The Lenawee County Health Department reported Saturday, April 4, that there were now 27 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, but no confirmed COVID-19 deaths.

There were 14 males and 13 females reflected in the 27, with seven hospitalized, 19 being monitored in their homes and one recovered, according to the Lenawee County Health Department website’s coronavirus site.

Michigan statewide, saw an increase of 1511 new confirmed cases on Saturday, April 4, 2020, bringing the total to 14,225. However, the increase Friday, April 3, 2020, was 1953, 442 more than Saturday. There were 61 new deaths in the state, for a total of 540 in Michigan. There were 62 new deaths Friday.

Near Lenawee County, neighboring Hillsdale County rose to 37 cases with two deaths of the Saturday official count. Washtenaw had 501 cases with eight deaths. Monroe County was reporting 101 cases, but … Read More »


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 »



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