WMU creates ‘COVID-19 Task Force’ in response to coronavirus threat

WMU's Sindecuse Health Center.

Western Michigan University saw an increase of 46 coronavirus cases, bringing the total case count to 99, according to the COVID-19 Dashboard.

On Aug. 28, 16 cases were confirmed and the university reported 37 cases on Sept. 4.

In a seven day period, 17.7% of tests came back positive, ending on Sept. 9.

Universities around the state have reported an increase in COVID-19 cases since students have returned. Grand Valley State University has 462 active COVID-19 cases, Central Michigan University has a total of 196 cases, Michigan State University has 342 cases and all local MSU students were asked to self-quarantine on Saturday. University of  Michigan has had84 confirmed cases since Aug. 23.

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