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Michigan COVID-19 Cases Nearing 19,000


Michigan’s COVID-19 cases are approaching 19,000. The latest figures from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services show an increase of 1,749 cases from Monday to 18,970 with 845 deaths statewide. The number of people who

Unemployment Claims Continue To Surge


Nearly 800,000 people have filed for unemployment benefits in Michigan since mid-March. Governor Whitmer detailed the stunning impact of the coronavirus on the state’s economy. “The high volume we have seen outpaces any even in the toughest

Governor Whitmer: COVID-19 Fight Not Political


Governor Gretchen Whitmer is downplaying the political sparring that’s happened over the past few weeks with President Trump not remembering her name during press conferences when he’s said he’s told Vice President Pence to not call “that

Berrien County Reports Second COVID-19 Death


Berrien County has recorded its second death as a result of COVID-19. the Berrien County Health Department has released the following statement: Berrien County is reporting 60 confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and has reported

State Seeking Election Workers


The Michigan Secretary of State is seeking workers for the May fifth elections to be held around the state. The State Emergency Operations Center has released the following statement: Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is seeking election