Saturday, October 1, 2022

Coronavirus

CITY

COVID-19 in Ingham County reaches widespread community transmission

“The context of this virus and what we’re dealing with is very different now from what it was in April. So, taking hospitalizations now, cases now and all of the rest of that now and looking at it with the lens of April is just not a very accurate way to look at it,”  Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail said. 

CAMPUS

President Stanley urges precaution and testing prior to fall departure

"It’s our collective responsibility to ensure the safety of our community, especially for those who plan to travel or return home for Thanksgiving," MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. said in the email. "COVID-19 is on the rise in Michigan and the state has recorded a record number of positive cases due, in part, to small indoor gatherings without face coverings."

CITY

Health official cites concern over Trump's rally, upcoming football game

“We politicized viruses, we politicized mask wearing. Our president has clearly not been pleased with our governor and the president also is rather reckless with regard to COVID and COVID precautions that are recommended broadly across the public health community as well as amongst the scientific community,” Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail said.