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Residents in 5 Michigan counties should mask, latest CDC COVID-19 map shows

The number of counties at a high community COVID-19 level decreased by half this week as new cases statewide declined for the third straight week. On June 2, there were 10 high-level orange counties. As of Thursday, June 9, only Mackinac County in the Upper Peninsula, Saginaw County in mid-Michigan and Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne …

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N.J. reports 4,503 cases, 14 COVID deaths. More than 6.9M residents vaccinated.

N.J. reports 4,503 cases, 14 COVID deaths. More than 6.9M residents vaccinated.

New Jersey on Thursday reported 4,503 COVID-19 confirmed positive tests and 14 deaths as new cases have shown early signs of leveling off this week. The state’s seven-day average for confirmed cases was 3,862 on Thursday, down 4% from a week ago and up 108% from a month ago. The seven-day average has hovered between …

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Residents in 22 Michigan counties should mask as COVID-19 numbers, hospitalizations rise

There are now 22 counties in Michigan at a high COVID-19 level, according to hospital and case data collected by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and updated on Thursday nights. Residents in those areas should mask while indoors and in public, the CDC says. Last week, there were 16 counties at the …

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Shanghai declares zero-Covid milestone but residents cast doubt on reopening

Shanghai declares zero-Covid milestone but residents cast doubt on reopening

“Zero-Covid at the community level” means infections are no longer found outside centralized quarantine facilities or neighborhoods under the strictest lockdowns — and is a prerequisite for those measures to be lifted. Zhao Dandan, deputy head of the Shanghai Municipal Health Commission, said at a news conference Tuesday that all 16 districts of the Chinese …

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