Michigan is reporting 699 new circumstances of the coronavirus and seven extra COVID-19 deaths.
Deaths introduced Thursday embrace 6 deaths recognized throughout an important information evaluate.
Michigan now has 75,947 whole confirmed coronavirus circumstances and 6,148 COVID-19 deaths.
Wednesday the state was at 75,248 confirmed circumstances with 6,141 deaths.
The state is now offering weekly updates on the quantity of people that have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers shall be up to date each Saturday.
As of July 17, 55,162 are being reported as recovered in Michigan.
The state defines ‘recovered’ because the variety of individuals with a confirmed COVID-19 analysis who’re alive 30 days post-onset (or referral date if onset shouldn’t be accessible).
There shall be a number of free COVID-19 testing occasions in northern Michigan over the following few days.
Friday and Saturday, there shall be drive-thru testing at Traverse Metropolis East Center Faculty, in addition to within the Higher Peninsula.
Higher Peninsula COVID-19 testing will happen at St. Ignace Space Faculties’ car parking zone on Friday, and Luce County Street Fee in Newberry on Saturday.
You will need to convey an ID to get examined.
Earlier this week, the Cadillac Metropolis Council accredited a decision to convey what’s known as a “social district” to downtown.
This comes after Gov. Whitmer signed laws that allowed carryout choices for alcoholic drinks from eating places and bars on July 1. The invoice additionally allowed cities to create social districts with companies.
Frequent areas throughout the social district permits folks to take a seat outdoors and revel in their drinks inside that space.
Cadillac Metropolis Supervisor Marcus Peccia says, “This new program generally allows for businesses that are licensed through the State of Michigan Liquor Control Commission that have their businesses contiguous or touching the common area sell alcoholic beverages in disposable cups with their logo on it along with the logo identifying the common area.”
The social district shall be positioned on the west facet of Mitchell Street between Harris and Cass.
Whereas the approval of the decision is step one, there are nonetheless many extra measures that have to be accredited by the town or the state.
For the primary time in practically 4 months, the variety of Individuals looking for unemployment advantages went up.
The Labor Division reported one other 1.four million folks sought jobless help final week.
That spike comes simply days earlier than an additional $600 every week jobless profit is about to run out.
However the Labor Division says whole variety of folks receiving jobless advantages fell by about 1,000,000 to 16.2 million.
Main airways are reporting huge second quarter losses.
They’re additionally warning that the restoration in air journey seen in April has stalled as circumstances of the coronavirus surge within the U.S.
American Airways posted a lack of greater than $2 billion.
Southwest misplaced practically 1,000,000.
Mixed losses of the nation’s 4 greatest airways now stands at greater than $10 billion in simply three months.
Between April and June, about 15 million folks rode on American and Southwest.
In 2019, that quantity was practically 100 million.
Wednesday, throughout President Trump’s coronavirus briefing, he introduced the White Home got here to an settlement with the drug firm Pfizer, which is testing a COVID-19 vaccine.
He says they got here to settlement with Pfizer to supply and ship a 100 million doses of its vaccine, instantly following its approval.
President Trump additionally says there’s a nationwide testing technique however it’s as much as the governors of the states.
On Capitol Hill, Congress continues to barter one other coronavirus reduction invoice.
The White Home says it desires it handed by the top of the following week.
Nonetheless, Republicans don’t agree on what must be on the invoice and Democrats say they’re ready to see the GOP proposal.
Each side agree they need to proceed the improved unemployment profit program, however it’s more likely to be lowered from the present $600 every week.
White Home Coronavirus Job Drive member Dr. Anthony Fauci warns its doable COVID-19 won’t ever be absolutely eradicated. Nonetheless, well being consultants are saying it’s extremely unlikely you might be re-infected with the virus.
California hit a brand new single day document on Wednesday, reporting 12,000 new circumstances. Bringing the quantity of whole confirmed circumstances there to 400,000. Now California is surpassing New York in confirmed circumstances.
Florida and Texas are each reporting greater than 300,000 circumstances because the pandemic started.
Extra locations at the moment are taking extra precautions to assist battle the pandemic. Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, Baltimore and Washington D.C. are the most recent to mandate sporting face masks in public areas.
The NFL introduced if there’s a season, followers shall be required to put on a face masks in any respect video games.
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