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ICYMI April 15: Updates on COVID-19 developments in Michigan

Posted at 5:30 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-15 06:48:45-04

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.

Six U.S. congressmen from Michigan wrote a joint letter to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Monday, expressing their concerns in the most recent stay at home executive order.

The Michigan State Bar announced a new initiative, A Lawyer Helps, that will provide free legal help to front line workers.

Grand Valley State University students graduating in spring of 2020 will have the opportunity to participate in a virtual commencement ceremony.

Small hardware stores are still permitted to sell most items under executive order. FOX 17 talked to Alger Hardware.

Battle Creek YMCA providing childcare for workers on the frontlines.

FOX 17 helped figure out mistakes in filing for unemployment.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore announced further closures of trails, lots, and picnic areas.

Domestic violence cases have increased in West Michigan during COVID-19 outbreak.

Grand Rapids Drive area donating a portion of ticket sales to help those impacted by COVID-19.

27,001 coronavirus cases confirmed in Michigan as of Tuesday afternoon.