Detroit Evening Report, Aug. 23, 2022: Michigan reports more than 19,000 new cases of COVID-19 over past week
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Michigan has reported more than 19,000 new cases of COVID-19 over the past week. That’s an average of about nearly 2,800 cases per day. The state is also reporting an additional 135 fatalities in the past week. Wayne County – including the city of Detroit – has been put into the high level of community spread category. Residents are advised to wear a mask indoors when with other people – and wash their hands – to limit the possibility of contracting the virus.
Other headlines for Aug. 23, 2022:
- Two men convicted of conspiring to kidnap Gov. Whitmer in 2020
- Dozens of Detroiters urge officials to reject a proposed rate hike by DTE Energy
- Hyundai and Kia warn of fire risk in some of its large SUVs
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