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Michigan launches website dedicated to coronavirus updates

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Posted at 12:53 PM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 14:35:17-05

The State of Michigan now has a web page dedicated to coronavirus information.

It displays what the state is doing to prepare for the illness. The site includes up-to-date data on cases and testing.

Residents can find a fact sheet, frequently asked questions, travel restrictions and a tool to find your local health department.

So far, eight residents have tested negative. Zero have tested positive. As of March 5, the state is monitoring 406 potential cases, including referrals from airport quarantine stations, self-referrals, close contacts of people under investigation and healthcare provider referrals.

It also mentions the four task forces created by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to respond to the crisis.