Wayne County Coronavirus Update – Apr. 2.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world has just passed 1 million, with the United States, Italy and Spain leading the number of cases in the world.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has made an Executive Order detailing the requirements for each school district as the COVID-19 Timeline extends amid questions of when the exponential growth of cases will stop.

Whitmer has also stated that the peak of what many scientists call an exponential growth could come in late April or early May.

The Detroit News reports that 300,000 people have filed for unemployment in Michigan. This is part of a record-breaking 6.6 Million seek jobless assistance.

The Democratic National Convention has been delayed until the week of Aug. 7, 2020. Many states have either rescheduled their elections or moved them online.

Donations of hospital supplies have made headlines as QuickenLoans donates masks and medical equipment, a Flat Rock Woman Donates 50,000 gloves, and a Dearborn man donates 12,000 gloves.

Detroit’s City Council President Brenda Jones has tested Positive for COVID-19.

Michigan has reported a total of 10,791 cases of COVID-19. The state of Michigan also has seen 417 deaths related to COVID-19 complications. Wayne County also reports a total of 5.069 cases of COVID-19 with 194 deaths, as reported by John’s Hopkins University.

The total new cases for a few cities are as follows:

  • Dearborn: 26 new cases for a total of 160.
  • Dearborn Heights: 13 new cases for a total of 109.
  • Detroit: 377 new cases for a total of 2,860.
  • Hamtramck: four new case for a total of 29.
  • Taylor: 21 new cases for a total of 163.