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Website: Michigan risk for COVID-19 increases once again

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Posted at 1:56 PM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-08 13:56:26-04
LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) —

Weeks after Michigan was labeled as "on-track" to contain COVID-19, the COVID Act Now website has the state at the "at risk" level.

On June 24, the state had moved from on-track to controlled disease growth, but in the past couple of weeks, the state has seen new cases of COVID-19 continuing to increase.

"Michigan is at risk of an outbreak. COVID cases are either increasing at a rate likely to overwhelm hospitals and/or the state’s COVID preparedness is well below international standards," the website reads.

It also added that active cases are "rapidly increasing."

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