COVID-19

Despite brutal day, signs of hope in Michigan’s coronavirus curve

"This is the first glimmer of light we have seen in the data since this pandemic started."

Coronavirus cases may be leveling in Detroit, and despite a sharp uptick in overall cases statewide Tuesday, there are signs Michigan may avoid the skyrocketing caseloads of Italy and New York, Bridge Magazine reports.

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan expressed optimism for the first time in days Tuesday when the number of new cases in the city fell for the second consecutive day. Detroit is a national hotspot for the virus, with more than 5,500 cases and at least 222 deaths.

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