COVID-19 Cases Spike in One Day in Kent County
205 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in just one day (April 28) in Kent County, Michigan.
We're seeing coming out of each weekend some irregularities, some surges and lulls in the numbers reported to us. I think that's because that these results are being batched in such a way that we're getting large results all at once.
Most cases in Kent County are in the city of Grand Rapids. Currently the county is at 1,305 cases.
Obviously with more testing, health officials will find more cases. This also provides some insight on how this virus is being carried around by individuals who don't know they have coronavirus because they are not showing symptoms.
Fortunately, Kent County has shown a lower death rate from the virus than the rest of Michigan.
London suggests that people continue to practice social distancing, stay at home as much as possible but when you do go out wear a mask while in public. You are protecting yourself but also protecting others.