Author: Katie Sergent

Michigan Health Officials Report 6,892 New Coronavirus Cases, 74 Deaths

Michigan health officials are reporting 6,892 new coronavirus cases, and 74 additional deaths. However, the MDHHS says 57 of those deaths were identified during a vital records review. Michigan has now had 738,023 total confirmed coronavirus cases, and 16,500 total confirmed covid-related deaths. As of Thursday, 5,132,443 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered across the state. And as…

Michigan Health Officials Report 8,413 Coronavirus Cases, 57 Deaths

Michigan health officials are reporting 8,413 new cases of the coronavirus, and 57 additional deaths. However, health officials say that 51 deaths were identified during a vital records review. Michigan has now had 692,206 total confirmed coronavirus cases, and 16,218 total confirmed covid-related deaths. As of Thursday, 4,522,415 doses of the coronavirus vaccines have been administered across the state. And…

Munson Healthcare Limiting Access Due To Community Surge In Cases and Hospitalizations

Munson Healthcare says the spike in coronavirus cases is forcing them to limit visitor access to healthcare facilities. They will begin limiting access starting Monday. Munson says their hospitalizations have doubled over the past two weeks. Chief Medical Officer Christine Nefcy says the changes are necessary to, “ensure the safety of patients and staff as the virus and its variants…

Michigan Health Officials Report 4,670 New Coronavirus Cases, 22 Deaths

Michigan Health Officials are reporting 4,670 new cases of the coronavirus, and 22 additional deaths. Michigan has now had 652,569 total confirmed coronavirus cases, and 16,026 total confirmed covid-related deaths. As of Friday, 569,460 Michiganders are reported to have recovered from the virus. And as of Thursday, 3,919,796 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered across the state. The…

Fencing Around U.S. Capitol Is Coming Down

Photo Courtesy of CNN The outer fencing surrounding the U.S. Capitol is starting to come down. For the first time in nearly three months, joggers, bicyclists and tourists are once again able to make use of some of the green space. National Guardsmen began the removal process this weekend,  and by Sunday, much of the black fencing has been taken…

CDC: 121 Million Doses of Coronavirus Vaccine Administered In U.S.

The CDC says more than 121 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine has been administered in the United States. They say that number represents about 77% of the more than 156 million doses delivered. The U.S. is averaging roughly 2.4 million daily doses administered in the most recent seven-day average. The CDC says nearly a quarter of the country’s population,…

Apollo 13 Flight Director Passes Away At 84

Legendary NASA Flight Director Glynn Lunney has died at the age of 84. Lunney was the lead flight director for Apollo Seven, the first with a crew. He was also lead director of Apollo 10, which is known as the dress rehearsal for the first moon landing. Lunney served as flight director for a number of other NASA missions, including…

Michigan Health Officials Report 2,660 Coronavirus Cases, 47 Deaths

Michigan Health Officials are reporting 2,660 new coronavirus cases, and 47 additional deaths. However, the MDHHS says 39 of those deaths were identified during a vital records review. Michigan has now had 624,811 total coronavirus cases, and 15,897 total covid-related deaths. As of Thursday, 3,412,372 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered across Michigan. And as of Friday, 562,775…

River Road in Grand Traverse County to Close Starting Monday

The Grand Traverse County Road Commission says starting Monday, River Road will be closed for construction. The Commission says River Road from Keystone to Garfield in Blair and East Bay Townships will be closed as construction on the River Road West bridge continues No thru-traffic will be allowed, but there will be access to residents and businesses. Addresses 1447 River…

President Biden To Embark On “Help Is Here” Tour

President Biden is hitting the road next week to begin what the white house is calling the “Help Is Here” tour. The President will be traveling the country to educate Americans about the American Rescue Plan. His first stop is Pennsylvania on Tuesday to explain details of his covid-19 bill. The President plans to visit other states in the weeks…