Wayne County Coronavirus Update – May 21.


In the latest of a series of court battles, a judge has dismissed a lawsuit from Michigan republican lawmakers that challenged the constitutionality of Gov. Whitmer’s emergency powers throughout the state’s Coronavirus Epidemic. Republican lawmakers have tried to use the court to overturn some of the Governor’s executive orders.

A Shiawasee County Judge has refused to order the closure of an Owosso barber who’s working despite stay-at-home restrictions.

President Donald Trump came to visit the Rawsonville Ford plant in Dearborn Michigan. During his visit, he criticized mail-in voting and, reportedly, did not wear a mask during his visit. Protesters and Supporters were photographed outside the plant.

The president also addressed the Midland Flooding, which was the result of a Dam breach that many say was due to negligent upkeep to the facility. On Tuesday, the flooding forced residents who lived near the Tittabawassee River to evacuate.

CEO of Detroit Medical Center Dr. Audrey Gregory has said the hospital is now open for people to come into its treatment facilities and emergency rooms for chronic diseases. This is because COVID-19 Cases are no longer overwhelming the hospital’s treatment capabilities.

Michigan has reported a total of 53,510 cases of COVID-19. The state of Michigan also has seen 5,129 deaths related to COVID-19 complications. Wayne County reports 109 new cases of COVID-19. The total number of COVID-19 cases for Wayne County is 19,673.

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