Category: COVID-19

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

June 29, 2022

New cases of COVID-19 rose 10% over the last week amid the spread of newer versions of the Omicron variant. COVID deaths also jumped in the past week.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

June 22, 2022

COVID infection numbers have been dropping for five straight weeks now, but rates are still higher than they were a year ago.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

June 16, 2022

The number of new COVID-19 cases dropped 15% over the past week. But deaths increased slightly, especially in Kalamazoo County.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

June 9, 2022

The decline in new COVID-19 infections in Michigan is slowing down. And a drop in deaths has turned out to be a blip.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

June 2, 2022

The number of new cases of COVID-19 fell 25% over the past week, suggesting the spring surge of the virus is truly over. But the data is less cheery in Kalamazoo County.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

May 19, 2022

New infection numbers rose just 8% in the past week after jumping 30% for each of the previous five weeks. Is it a sign COVID is slowing again?

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

May 12, 2022

New case numbers have jumped 44% over the past week. Most Michigan counties are still designated as low-risk for transmission according to the CDC, but experts say if this isn’t a surge, one is on the way.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

May 5, 2022

COVID-19 infection rates jumped 32% in Michigan over the past week. That’s similar to weekly increases over the past month. Nonetheless, death numbers continue to drop.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

April 28, 2022

The number of new COVID-19 infections has been rising steadily for the past four weeks, spurred by the spread of the highly infectious BA.2 subvariant. But it’s still much lower than it was in January.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

April 21, 2022

New cases of COVID-19 are slowly but steadily moving back upward. So are hospitalizations. All fingers point to BA.2.