The number of healthcare workers who have tested positive for the coronavirus is probably far higher than the reported tally of 9,200, and US officials say they have no comprehensive way to count those who lose their lives trying to save others.
Coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths continue to increase in Alabama, with a more than 50% increase in both hospitalized patients and confirmed deaths in the last 10-day period.
Though a state committee on Friday recommended the immediate reopening of small retailers and close contact businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak, with limited capacity and distancing guidelines, Gov. Kay Ivey said the state "will need to see declining cases — and stronger testing — over at least 14 days to make certain we don’t see a return in the spike up of the infection."
Craig Fahle, host of "The Craig Fahle Show on Deadline Detroit," and Paul A. Eisenstein discuss the development of Neighbors That Care.
Oakland County will open a drive-thru site to test for coronavirus infections by the end of the week.
The facility at the county government campus in Pontiac is the county’s first COVID-19 mass-testing location outside of a hospital, and it will open on a limited basis Thursday and Friday before expanding its ability to administer up to 250 tests per day starting Monday.
Five days after the TCF Center was ready to start admitting coronavirus patients, eight people are being treated at the 1,000-bed field hospital in Detroit.
The TCF Regional Care Center, the former Cobo Convention Center that was transformed into the field hospital, admitted its first patient Sunday and by Tuesday morning, a total of eight coronavirus patients were at the facility.
Despite higher costs associated with combating COVID-19, social service agencies are ramping up efforts to serve the homeless amid growing cases of the virus in the city and southeast Michigan.
Paul W. Smith, host of WJR's The Paul W. Smith Show, talks with Paul A. Eisenstein about the creation of Neighbors That Care.
State officials announced plans to increase testing for coronavirus in Michigan, emphasizing that more and quicker tests will help identify where the disease is located and help medical leaders in responding to the outbreak.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Saturday afternoon that 13 new or expanded COVID-19 testing sites will be opened in Michigan and will feature drive-through capabilities, allowing patients to remain in their vehicles while being tested.
Michigan's corrections officers, 6,000 people who work in close quarters with colleagues and inmates and cannot work from home during the coronavirus outbreak, will receive $750 per pay period in hazard pay, starting with their May 14 paychecks, and retroactive to April 5.
Corrigan O'Donohue of the Royal Oak Police Department has become the third Metro Detroit police chief confirmed to have the coronavirus.
O'Donohue joins Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Highland Park Police Chief Hilton Napoleon in that trio, but said in an email to city staff that he is "feeling well and "currently has no symptoms."
The City of Detroit on Wednesday reported 333 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus, reflecting a slight decline recently in the number of positive cases reported here within a 24-hour period as testing for the virus continues to ramp up.
A prominent Manhattan emergency room doctor who had treated a staggering number of coronavirus patients killed herself in Virginia, authorities said Monday.
Dr. Lorna Breen, 49, the medical director of NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital’s emergency department, died by suicide in Charlottesville, a spokesman for the local police department told the Daily News.