CORONAVIRUS: Five More Deaths Reported; Just Three New Cases in New Washtenaw Data

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 04/28/2020 - 00:42

Five more Washtenaw County residents have died after being struck by the coronavirus, according to Washtenaw County Public Health Department data released Monday.

55 Washtenaw County residents have now died. Data reports now show 29 people have died since the April 18 data release. There were 26 deaths reported between March 22 and April 17.

There were just three new confirmed cases since Saturday's report, bringing the total to 1,005. The number of recoveries reported by the county fell from 511 to 496. There were five new hospitalizations, bringing the total to 287. The health department also reported 214 probable cases.  The number of deaths that could probably be related to COVID-19 stayed at three.

In Saline's 48176 zip code, the number of confirmed cases is still 60. There are five probable cases in the area.

In Michigan, there were 92 new deaths and 432 confirmed cases reported, bringing the totals to 3,407 deaths and 38,210 cases.

Everyone is at risk for coronavirus and should continue taking every precaution to help slow the spread of illness.

  • Stay home.
  • Avoid any gatherings.
  • Go out only for essentials like food or medicine.
  • If you do go out, wear a cloth covering over your nose and mouth and keep a distance of six feet from others.
  • Wash your hands well and often.
  • If you have symptoms that are getting worse, or if you have shortness of breath, call your physician or healthcare provider.
  • If you have emergency symptoms like difficulty breathing, chest pain, or feeling faint, call a hospital emergency department or 9-1-1.
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