Coronavirus: No New Deaths, 18 Recoveries In Latest Washtenaw County Health Department Data

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 04/02/2020 - 15:46

In data reported by the Wasthenaw County Health Department Thursday afternoon, there were no new COVID-19 deaths. The number of deaths remains at eight.

The county is also starting to see more people recover. The total number of recovered people jumped by 18 to 35.

The number of cases rose by 35 to 435 and the number of hospitalizations rose from 12 to 112.

In Michigan, 80 people died, bringing the total number of deaths to 417. The number of new cases rose by 1,457 to 10,791.

Under the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order, everyone should:

  • Stay at home - Do not leave home except for essential tasks such as getting groceries or seeking medical care. 
  • If you are out, stay at least 6 feet away from others and avoid any gatherings.
  • Wash your hands often and well, especially after being away from home
  • Do not touch your face or mouth, especially when out
  • Check on others - Call your loved ones and neighbors who are most at risk and see how they are doing. If they require an essential errand, see how you can help.

Under the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order you CAN:

  • Go to the grocery store or pick up take-out food.
  • Go to the pharmacy to pick up a needed prescription.
  • Engage in outdoor activities like walking, hiking, running, biking.
  • Go to the hospital or secure any care necessary to address a medical emergency or to preserve your health or the health of a loved one.
  • Fill your car with gas.
  • Return to Michigan to a home or place of residence from outside the State.
  • Leave the State for a home or residence elsewhere.
  • Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian for needed medical care.

Under the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order you MAY NOT:

  • Leave the home to work unless your employer designates you as a critical infrastructure worker.
  • Participate in any public gatherings.
  • Visit someone in the hospital, nursing home, or other residential care facilities (with limited exceptions).
  • Go to the mall or to dine-in restaurants.
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