COVID numbers are looking up again in Kalamazoo County as well as the state. But hospitalization numbers rose again. More vaccine sites are opening up in Kalamazoo.
David Anderson announced Tuesday he has contracted the coronavirus.
During a listening session on Monday, people shared their experiences with Kalamazoo public safety officers during rallies and riots last summer.
Kalamazoo County doesn’t have the supplies to give COVID vaccines to everyone who is eligible, but people can sign up to be first in line when they are ready.
Case counts and fatalities are declining, though still high. 233K Michiganders have been vaccinated as the governor proposes buying more doses directly.
BLM protests were met with tear gas and rubber bullets, while far-right violence was unhindered. That may sound familiar to Kalamazoo residents.
State health officials have expanded who is allowed to receive the COVID vaccine in Michigan. But many health departments don’t have the supplies to comply.
The governor said students are falling behind due to virtual learning and urged schools to return to in-person classes.
New case numbers are rising in Michigan, as are deaths. Hospitalizations continue to fall as positivity rates stay stubbornly high. Things are worse in Kalamazoo County on all counts.
Local politicians and officials have universally denounced Trump’s attempted coup on Wednesday.