ICYMI April 14: Updates on COVID-19 developments in Michigan

Posted at 5:40 AM, Apr 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 05:40:30-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Online news is such a fast-moving thing, we thought that maybe you would to find recent coronavirus stories in one spot. We’ll be listing stories here with the most recent first.

80 million to get stimulus checks by Wednesday; others will need to submit banking information

The state of Michigan will offer cash-strapped bars and restaurants relief by buying back their liquor inventory during the coronavirus pandemic.

A nursing home in Benton Harbor is reporting that four residents and four staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus.

A new group of unemployed workers in Michigan became eligible for benefits, but the state’s web site was down part of Monday.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Monday temporarily extending the expiration of valid driver’s licenses, state identification cards and commercial vehicle registrations that would otherwise expire.

FOX 17’s Julie Dunmire talked to one local medical leader who fears people aren't going to hospital for heart attacks due to COVID-19 concerns.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer yesterday listed a set of four factors the state is looking at to "safely phase in the re-engagement of Michigan's economy."

FOX 17’s Jason Hutton found that AAU basketball programs hope to get players in front of college coaches this summer; they usually get exposure in the spring.

The SpartanNash Foundation will donate a $250,000 grant to 19 state and local food bank partners in 16 different states, including Michigan.