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ICYMI May 5: Updates on COVID-19 developments in Michigan

Posted at 5:09 AM, May 05, 2020

Online news is such a fast-moving thing, we thought that maybe you would to find recent coronavirus stories in Michigan in one spot.

43,950 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Michigan on Monday, with 4,135 total deaths.

A major Detroit area hospital will reopen today after closing due to the pandemic.

Where’s the beef? Not at one Wendy’s in Warren, Mich.

An emergency order from the state shortens the time hospitals and funeral directors can work with people to make arrangements for the deceased.

FOX 17 talked to an attorney who explained legal opposition to Whitmer's extension. (Marisa Oberle)

A beloved music store in Hastings is closing due to the pandemic. (Lauren Edwards)

Gov. Whitmer creates coronavirus Office of Accountability.

Gov. Whitmer announces $3.3 Million in financial relief to bar and restaurant owners.

The City of Grand Rapids announced on Monday that it would invest $66,970 in Neighborhood Match Fund projects designed to focus on COVID-19.

Kalamazoo city parks will reopen for limited use starting Wednesday, May 6.

Why you should wear a mask: “You can be totally asymptomatic, and you can be carrying the virus in your nose or in your throat,” said a doctor at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. (Julie Dunmire)

County COVID-19 Dashboards

While all counties provide local COVID-19 related information, counties not listed are do not have daily updates online.