All Schools in Michigan To Close As Coronavirus is Spreading
In a press conference on Thursday, March 12th, Governor Whitmer announced that "in order to slow the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan, she is ordering the closure of all K-12 school buildings, public, private, and boarding, to students starting Monday, March 16th until Sunday, April 5th. School buildings are scheduled to reopen on Monday, April 6th."
According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services website, there are now 12 cases of coronavirus in Michigan.
The cases include:
- An adult female from Ingham County with history of travel on a cruise.
- Two adult females from Kent County and one adult male, all with history of international travel.
- An adult female from Montcalm with history of international travel.
- Two adult males from Oakland County; one with no travel history and one with domestic travel.
- An adult male from St. Clair County with history of domestic travel.
- One adult female and one adult male from Washtenaw County; one with history of domestic travel and one with history of international travel.
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