Kalamazoo County coronavirus cases double in one week

Kalamazoo County now has a total of 201 positive cases and 10 deaths.

One week ago, on April 14, the number of people who had tested positive for COVID-19 in Kalamazoo County was 96. Today the number has more than doubled.

County officials reported the number of cases on Tuesday as 201 with ten reported deaths from the virus.

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Testing capabilities in the county have been ramped up within the last week, according to a report on MLive. That has lead to an influx of positive tests matching what health officials previously predicted.

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