UPDATE: Michigan has 18 new K-12 schools with COVID outbreaks
October 7, 2020
UPDATED 10/05/20: The number of Michigan schools with coronavirus outbreaks continues to grow, with the number now reaching 58, according to data the state released Monday.
Schools are considered an outbreak site if local health departments report two or more COVID-19 on school grounds, and if the patients may have shared exposure on school grounds and are from different households.
The data, released every Monday around 3 p.m., show 18 new outbreak sites in K-12 schools this week. There are also 39 schools with ongoing outbreaks. A school can come off the list if there are no new confirmed or probable cases identified 28 days after the last known exposure at the school.