Michigan State announces 16 new student-athlete COVID-19 cases and four new staff member cases after a new round of testing last week.
With heaps of classes being moved online and in-person learning socially distanced, coming to campus in the fall may not be as easy, especially without knowing what to expect.
MSU football will not be able to take the field for two weeks after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.
Michigan State football announced late Wednesday that the program would be pausing their workouts after one staff member had tested positive for COVID-19.
Ingham residents have spent more than one-third of 2020 in isolation, while health professionals race to create a lasting drug treatment or vaccine to end the war with the novel respiratory illness that has knocked out both our population and our economy.
Erik, who described himself as patient zero of the household, had begun to develop a slight cough at work around Friday, March 13. He said it wasn't worrying at first, that it was dry and soft, and he joked about it with his coworkers as they went on through their meeting discussing potential business closure processes.
The Michigan State Athletic Department has announced temporary pay cuts for any staff member making $100,000 or greater for the next year. In addition, MSU Athletic Director Bill Beekman will be taking a 10% pay cut, along with head men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo and head football coach Mel Tucker each taking a 7% pay cut.
The state has experienced its largest increase in new cases since May 14, reporting 891 additional cases today.
According to Amanda Darche, public information officer at the ICHD, the new order still indicates a 50% maximum cap on patrons, but that now no more than 125 patrons are allowed on the premises at once, rather than the previous 75.
In their efforts to prepare students to return in the fall, MSU has released a number of YouTube videos on their page, explaining different aspects of life on campus and reforming the Spartan slogan, "Spartans Will" to "Together We Will."