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Due to rising pandemic, Michigan schools and Universities have been forced to shift to online platforms to continue classes. Elementary and middle schools however are allowed to conduct in-person learning in accordance to district protocols.
School outbreaks have led to 6,649 breakouts. This increase in cases has forced schools to shut down till the pandemic recedes.
The Universities in Michigan have been a major factor in contributing to the rising cases of the pandemic.
Michigan state University has had the highest amount of breakouts in educational institutions in the state with 2,492 cases followed by Grand Valley State University with 1,107 cases.
Michigan is currently under strict COVID-19 protocols to make sure the number of cases go down. Michigan has a total number of 20,000 cases in the state.
By Meena Atmakuri