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Local Health Officer says Michigan will fall into a "season" for the coronavirus


Confirmed cases of COVID-19 are rising again in Michigan and in Ingham County, contrary to recent national trends.

In Ingham County, COVID-19 cases flattened out in July but have been creeping upwards since. The recent surge of cases around the country, meanwhile, has been followed by a decline.

Ingham County Health Officer Linda Vail says Michigan has had a comparatively smaller surge that began after the national upswing in cases, and Michigan’s numbers haven’t started going down yet.

“They are showing some signs of plateauing, but plateauing at a higher level than we’d like to see.”

Vail says Michigan might fall into a “season” for this virus, but adds QUOTE “we haven’t landed on where that’s going to be.”