A state of emergency was declared by the Delta County Board of Commissioners last night in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Emergency Managemennt Coordinator Paul Geyer says the county would be eligible for state and federal aid to fund the county's COVID-19 response.
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At OSF Healthcare St Francis Hospital & Medical Group, Lacey Crabb, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Patient Care, says visitors and patients must be screened before being allowed to enter the building.
Seven people have been tested so far in Delta County for the Coronavirus. Mike Snyder, health officer at Public Health for Delta and Menominee Counties, says one test has come back negative.
There are now 65 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan. All are downstate.
An additional $125 million was approved by state lawmakers yesterday in response to the coronavirus pandemic.