Wayne County Coronavirus Update – Mar. 28

The TCF Center, formerly known as Cobo Hall, is slated to become overflow hospital facilities for treating patients suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the Coronavirus. Detroit-based news organizations are reporting that the auto show, usually held in the TCF Center, will be cancelled after switching to the summer months earlier this year.

President Donald Trump has approved Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s request for emergency assistance earlier today as Detroit becomes a designated hot spot for the Coronavirus.

Michigan’s total case number sees its largest daily jump since yesterday as more than 1,000 cases are confirmed. This brings Michigan’s total to 4,650 according to the John’s Hopkins University Coronavirus Response Center.

The counties with the largest number of cases are Wayne (2,316), Oakland (1,018) and Macomb (534) Counties. The total in Michigan is 4,650.

Wayne County has reported 469 new cases since yesterday, bringing the total to 2,316 cases. 9 new deaths from the virus have also been reported since yesterday.

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

  • Dearborn: 14 new cases for a total of 53.
  • Dearborn Heights: nine new cases for a total of 49.
  • Detroit: 302 new cases for a total of 1,377.
  • Grosse Point Communities: five new cases for a total of 35.
  • Hamtramck: No new case for a total of nine.
  • Highland Park: four new cases for a total of 18.
  • Taylor: 11 new cases for a total of 76.