Wayne County Coronavirus Update – Apr. 7.


In Wuhan, China, authorities announced that after midnight on Wednesday, the populace of the 11 million-person city will be permitted to leave. The condition is that as long as they register their vital signs with a mandatory smartphone application and show that they are healthy and have not been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, they may freely leave.

Governor Whitmer has announced one of the harshest days in the state’s battle with the Novel Coronavirus, with 1,749 new cases and 118 new deaths, showing that the State of Michigan is still in its most difficult phase of community spread, according to Gov. Whitmer.

Whitmer’s request to extend emergency powers by 70 days has been denied. Senators have voted to extend emergency declaration by 23 days after its session this morning.

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan has announced a return for many members of the Detroit Police Department and Detroit Fire Department after department-wide testing efforts.

Michigan has reported a total of 18,970 cases of COVID-19. The state of Michigan also has seen 845 deaths related to COVID-19 complications. Wayne County reports 722 new cases of COVID-19 with 401 deaths. The total number of COVID-19 cases for Wayne County is 9,014.

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