Michigan reports 1,526 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, 37 deaths (29 from vital records), 2.3M vaccinations

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) – On Thursday, March 4, 2021, the state of Michigan reported 1,526 cases of COVID-19 and 37 deaths linked to the virus, 29 of which came from vital records review. The state is also reporting that 2,351,125 doses of a vaccine have been administered. That brings Michigan’s total to 593,279 cases and 15,600 deaths. Michigan has … Read more

Michigan GOP-led legislature passes $4.2B virus plan without Whitmer’s input

Michigan Legislature passes $4.2B COVID-19 aid plan Michigan’s Legislature approved a $4.2 billion COVID-19 relief plan on Wednesday. LANSING, Mich. (FOX 2/AP) – Michigan’s Legislature has approved a $4.2 billion coronavirus relief plan without a deal with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.  Majority Republicans are pressing the Democratic governor to curtail her pandemic powers. Democrats oppose the … Read more

Michigan reports 1,536 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 5 deaths, 2.3M vaccinations

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) – On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the state of Michigan reported 1,536 cases of COVID-19 and 5 deaths linked to the virus. The state is also reporting that 2,303,548 doses of a vaccine have been administered. That brings Michigan’s total to 591,753 cases and 15,563 deaths. Michigan has also vaccinated more than 2.2 million, … Read more

State GOP demand answers of Whitmer’s ‘hush-money’ payment of ex-state health director

LANSING, Mich. (FOX 2) – Republican lawmakers demanding answers after revelations that the former director of the state’s health department signed what they’re calling a secret deal after state health director Robert Gordon’s abrupt resignation from his post in January. State Republicans want answers on payoff agreement between Whitmer and ex-Michigan health director Robert Gordon’s … Read more

Michigan Gov. Whitmer loosens COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants, other establishments

DETROIT (FOX 2) – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced new guidelines for restaurants, nursing homes, gyms, and recreational facilities on Tuesday, rolling back a series of restrictions across the state. Gov. Whitmer relaxes COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants, senior homes and gatherings On Tuesday Gov. Gretchen Whitmer relaxed the curfew of restaurants and bars one hour … Read more

Michigan reports 1,067 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, 24 deaths (12 from vital records), 2.2M vaccinations

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) – On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, the state of Michigan reported 1,067 cases of COVID-19 and 24 deaths linked to the virus. The state is also reporting that 2,269,495 doses of a vaccine have been administered. That brings Michigan’s total to 590,217 cases and 15,558 deaths. Michigan has also vaccinated more than 2.2 million, roughly 18 … Read more

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, MDHHS director announce restrictions lifted

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (FOX 2) – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer MDHHS Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, and MDHHS Director Elizabeth Hertel spoke on Tuesday Tuesday to give an update on COVID-19, the vaccine, and announced the rollback of some restrictions connected to the virus. During last week’s update, the governor said restrictions are likely to … Read more