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Published 5/11/2020

Shiawassee County Health Department COVID-19 Update for May 11th 2020

212 Confirmed Cases, 74 Recoveries



The latest data from the Shiawassee County Health Department reveals 212 confirmed positive Coronavirus cases, 74 recoveries and eight COVID-19-related deaths.

Patients range in age from 6 to 99.  65 are male, 147 are female. Individuals are both self-isolating at home and in the hospital and have varying health conditions.

Cases are confirmed throughout the county. The Shiawassee County Health Department (SCHD) released location data by zip code. We have included some city names to give you the general idea of where positive cases have been confirmed.

48414 (Bancroft), 48418 (Byron), 48429 (Durand), 48436 (Gaines), 48460 (New Lothrop), 48817 (Corunna), 48848 (Laingsburg), 48857 (Morrice), 48866 (Ovid), 48867 (Owosso), 48872 (Perry)

There have been 2,959 specimens collected with 2,609 negative results returned.

After today's update, there are now 47,552 confirmed cases in the state and 4,584 persons have succumbed to COVID-19 related illness.



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Update 5/10/2020

The Air National Guard will fly over parts of Michigan this week in solidarity with frontline workers amidst the COVID-19 crisis.  On Tuesday look to the skies in Lansing and Flint.  A flyover will also occur that day in Marquette, Traverse City, Grand Rapids and Battle Creek.  The Blue Angels will also conduct a flyover in Detroit on Tuesday.  A flyover of Novi and Detroit by the Air National Guard will occur on Wednesday as well.

Frost is expected early this week.  Perhaps the final winter-like temperatures before the warmth of summer takes hold.  Expect cold across much of the state on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.  Northern portions of the state may hold on to the cold morning air into the weekend.

The Grand Hotel's interior designer is suing for personal memorabilia that was sold with the hotel.  Carleton Varney is also suing for age discrimination after allegedly discovering that the hotel's new owners are seeking a younger interior designer.

A 7 year old girl is in serious condition after being struck by a bullet inside her Detroit home on Mother's Day.  It happened around 1:30am.  An unknown shooter fired shots from outside the Burgess Street home.

All residents of Grand Rapids Home for Veterans were tested for COVID-19 on Sunday.  The staff will be tested later in the week.  Already, three residents and six staff members have tested positive for the virus.

MSU's College of Human Medicine Graduation Ceremony was held virtually on Saturday, celebrating the achievements of nearly 200 graduates.

A fundraiser for the family of a Flint Family Dollar security guard that was fatally shot is nearing $400,000.  Meanwhile, the three suspects have all been arrested and a judge has denied bond for the shooter.

Two Northern Michigan health centers are forgiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical debt.   The owners of Wellston Medical Center and Primary Health Services of Ludington aim to ease the financial burden on families during the Coronavirus crisis as they eliminate $214,000 in debt incurred by thousands of patients.  Additionally, the centers are hosting a food drive during business hours.