Michigan Sees Soaring New Cases, Hospitalizations

CNN reports:

Michigan is now reporting thousands of new Covid-19 cases daily, when just weeks ago, state data showed the daily reported case count was as low as 563 cases. In one part of the state, emergency room physician Dr. Rob Davidson told CNN hospitalizations have gone up “four fold in just the last two weeks.”

“Hospitals are being inundated,” Dr. Jonathan Reiner told CNN. “Michigan needs to shut down.” But he added the government should send more vaccines to the state. “Michigan is really the bellwether for what it looks like when the B.1.1.7 variant … spreads in the United States,” Dr. Celine Gounder told CNN on Sunday.

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