(WXYZ) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced an expansion of COVID-19 testing at the State Fairgrounds facility.
Currently, there are 800 tests conducted per day. Starting Monday, there will be 1,000 tests per day.
The city is working to address long wait times with calls for appointments at the Fairgrounds. Duggan said the facility was also in need of more medical staff. The city has joined forces with hospital systems to help with conducting more tests.
Fifty-four deaths were reported in the city of Detroit on Friday, April 10. Duggan said seven of the people who died were nursing 河北快3开奖结果 residents.
"Our most vulnerable citizens are dying in a helpless manner," Duggan said.
with data from Johns Hopkins University.
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