(WWJ) Health officials warned that this would be a bad week; and, unfortunately, they were right. It appears that the COVID-19 pandemic has not yet reached its peak in Michigan, as case and death counts continue their climb.
There has been no change yet in the age range in Michigan as far as fatalities. The oldest person to die was 107 years old and the youngest was 20.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, meanwhile, says there are signs that social distancing is working in the city's fight against COVID-19. "The storm's not over," the mayor said, "but for the first time we can see that we can beat this. Something new Wednesday: Masks are now available for riders on DDOT buses.
This comes as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is soon expected to extend her "Stay Home, Stay Safe" executive order due to COVID-19. Lt. Gov. Garland Gilchest says an announcement is coming this week.
Whitmer said the virus is expected to peak in Michigan at the end of April or early May.