Some of the declines in new COVID-19 infections could be due to the holiday weekend. At the same time, hospitalizations have reached a six month high.
Daily rates of new COVID-19 infections in Michigan are largely unchanged from last week. But some expect the new school year could make a difference in the coming weeks.
City officials outlined plans and solicited input from businesses on a range of downtown Kalamazoo priorities.
The number of new COVID-19 cases shot up by more than 1,000 cases per day over the past week. That’s after case numbers fell the week before. But testing delays may account for some of the difference.
The daily average of new COVID-19 infections fell last week for the first time since July. At the same time, hospitalizations went up slightly. And new data models suggest Michigan could see a surge of new COVID hospitalizations peaking in October.
Open for less than a year, the Voss Media Board Game Cafe in Galesburg is close to turning all the fun into a profitable business.
COVID infection numbers are on the rise again in Michigan, as BA.5 continues to spread. Kalamazoo County has seen similar increases, but the CDC has downgraded its community level from High to Medium.
Chris Praedel and the rest of the Kalamazoo City Commission stopped public urination from going on someone’s criminal record. But because he used the term “equity” to explain his vote, a Fox News host featured him on his show, and fans from around the country bombarded Praedel with angry messages.
New infection numbers were flat over the past week in Kalamazoo County and Michigan. At the same time, experts say the BA.5 subvariant is spreading fast and continues to make itself known.
The City of Kalamazoo is planning to switch Kalamazoo and Michigan avenues from one-way to two-way. We get your questions answered about this major development underway in downtown Kalamazoo.