Reports Of Michigan’s COVID-19 Spike Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

It’s great clickbait for local news outlets, but there’s not nearly as much bad news as Michiganders might think

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Coronavirus cases rise for 6th straight day in Michigan, prompting fears of a resurgence — Metro Times, 6/26/20

Technically, that headline is accurate — the number of cases announced by the state has gone up on each of the last six days. There have also been more positive tests in the past week.

Freelance writer and data scientist in Metro Detroit. Covered pro sports for NHL.com and the Associated Press before COVID-19. Mentally ill and not ashamed.

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