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Ottawa County has 842 confirmed cases, as of Friday, with 7.5 percent still hospitalized and 318 considered recovered. That's six more cases than what was reported Thursday.

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LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday extended Michigan’s stay-at-home order for two additional weeks, through June 12, also keeping closed theaters, gyms and other places of public accommodation at least until that time.

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NORTON SHORES — As Mercy Health and Mercy Health Physician Partners begin to resume time-sensitive procedures and health care services, local Mercy Health Physician Partners locations reopened on Monday, May 18.

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The State of Michigan announced 102 additional deaths attributed to COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the state's total number of coronavirus-related deaths to 5,017. 

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With 497 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday, the State of Michigan now has 50,079 confirmed cases. 

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After a week of less than 500 new cases a day, the State of Michigan reported 1,191 new cases Thursday, along with 73 deaths attributed to COVID-19. 

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A loaf of bread and a gallon of milk, a dozen eggs and onto the checkout line. “Paper or plastic?” or fill your own bag, then out the door.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing recommendations have necessitated a change to the way health care is being delivered. Telehealth appointments – particularly video visits – are allowing providers see their patients when coming into the clinic isn’t an option.

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, providing nearly $1 trillion for states and cities, "hazard pay" for essential workers and a new round of cash payments to individuals.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, is warning Congress that if the country reopens too soon during the coronavirus pandemic, it will result in "needless suffering and death."

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The number of deaths in Ottawa County related to the COVID-19 disease has exceeded 20, with an additional four since Wednesday afternoon.

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LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday that auto and other manufacturing workers can return to the job next week, further easing her stay-at-home order while extending it through May 28 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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ROME — From the marbled halls of Italy to the wheat fields of Kansas, health authorities are increasingly warning that the question isn’t whether a second wave of coronavirus infections and deaths will hit, but when – and how badly.

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Tyler McKee said he would be lying if he said he wasn’t having the time of his life while deployed on a U.S. Navy hospital ship.

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LANSING — Michigan’s attorney general on Tuesday backed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and told local law enforcement officials that her stay-at-home directive and restrictions on places of public accommodations are valid and enforceable despite Republican lawmakers’ refusal to extend an emergency de…

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The state's health department reported just 281 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Monday night, but cautions that its computer software issue may be skewing the data.

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All furloughed workers have been recalled and two of four operating rooms are back on track as North Ottawa Community Hospital continues to ramp up operations reduced because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan House refused Thursday to extend the state’s coronavirus emergency declaration, and instead voted to authorize a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s authority and actions to combat the pandemic.

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NEW YORK — The U.S. has seen at least 66,000 more deaths than usual so far this year, according to government data, and the new coronavirus accounts for much — but not all — of the increase.