COVID-19

‘A lot more’ coronavirus cases in Kalamazoo County than data shows, health official says

“Don’t base decision making on going out upon the number of cases we’ve identified."

Health officials warned Tuesday that Kalamazoo County residents shouldn’t take low case numbers as an indication it is OK to start going out more, MLive reports.

The number of positive cases are low due to the testing capabilities which can be misleading about the severity of the spread, Kalamazoo County Health Officer Jim Rutherford said. He urged the public to continue taking the precautions and heed the governor’s warning about staying home when possible.

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