Wayne County Coronavirus Update – Apr. 17.

Michigan State University has made the decision to wait to charge students tuition for the next academic year. MSU President Samuel Stanley says it’s because many families will be facing hardships in the next year, and returning students shouldn’t let tuition rates decide if students are able to continue their study.

COVID-19 Data coming out of Detroit shows that the lowest number of new cases have been confirmed today since Mar. 13. The data shows a promising statistic in the goal of ‘flattening the curve,’ meaning that the cases aren’t confirmed all at once.

Gov. Whitmer is hoping that the Michigan Economy can be reopened by May 1. Although the entire economy and all of its industries most likely won’t be immediately opened under Whitmer’s plan, the details are set to be released next week.

President of Detroit City Council Brenda Jones has recovered from the COVID-19 Illness after contracting the virus a few weeks ago.

Michigan has reported a total of 30,023 cases of COVID-19. The state of Michigan also has seen 2,227 deaths related to COVID-19 complications. Wayne County reports 338 new cases of COVID-19 with 1,034 deaths. The total number of COVID-19 cases for Wayne County is 13,335.