Category: COVID-19

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

March 2, 2022

Just 50 people are being treated with COVID-19 in Kalamazoo – a stark improvement over the numbers from a month ago. Meanwhile, new infection numbers continue to decline both locally and statewide.

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

February 24, 2022

The number of people testing positive for COVID each day has hit the lowest level in six months. Meanwhile, the plummeting rate of hospitalizations is slowing down. And Kalamazoo’s positivity rate took a nosedive.

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

February 15, 2022

The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 has dropped 55% from its peak just over a month ago. The positivity rate is near 10%. Unfortunately, Kalamazoo isn’t keeping up.

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

February 8, 2022

Daily new infection numbers have dropped 69% since the peak. Hospitalizations have fallen to their lowest level since November. Is Omicron burning out?

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

February 1, 2022

Even as case numbers decline throughout the state, infections at area schools continue to be a big problem.

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

January 25, 2022

At long last, the Omicron wave seems to be receding. New infections, deaths, and hospitalization numbers are all on the decline. However, in Kalamazoo County, schools have seen their worst week ever.

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

January 21, 2022

Nearly three weeks after COVID infections shot up, death numbers haven’t kept pace. Hospitalizations went down as well. But we’re not out of the woods yet.

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

January 11, 2022

The average daily infection numbers have skyrocketed to more than double what they were two weeks ago. Hospitalizations have jumped as well. One Kalamazoo hospital is at 100% capacity.

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

January 4, 2022

Case numbers have more than doubled in the past week, fueled by the Omicron variant. Hospitalizations, which had been dropping, are heading back up.

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

December 21, 2021

New infections, hospitalizations, and positivity rates have all seen steep declines in recent days. But death numbers stay stubbornly high.