Since June the new cases of COVID-19 are rising with younger people in Michigan under the age of 40. The age group of 20-39 are now accounting for 28% of all new cases. And the biggest increase has been with 20-29 years old. It was nice to see Michigan have no COVID-19 related deaths on Sunday. And in comparison to other states, Michigan had 488 cases on Monday vs. Florida which had 8,892, which is now the #2 state for cases in the US behind New York. So people in Michigan are making the efforts and doing a great job.

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Risky Behavior #1? Going to a Bar! That's why Gov. Whitmer shut the bars down again. It turns out that, according to this new chart from the Texas Medical Association, "Going to a Bar" is a nine on a scale of one to ten of the riskiest things to do during the COVID-19 outbreak.

What risk are you willing to take? From the chart below you can decide what risk you're willing to take.

Courtesy of the Texas Medical Association

"Opening your mail" was deemed only a one risk, followed by "getting take out", "pumping gas", "playing Tennis" and going "camping".

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Risky business also scoring a nine was "attending a large concert" (though there's no chance of that right now), "attending religious service with 500+ in attendance" and "going to a sports stadium" close risk of eight "buffet", "working out at gym", "amusement park", "playing football or basketball", and remember this one when you think it's impolite to bump elbows - "shaking someone's hand or hugging" when greeting someone. Is that worth your life?

Good to see some other activities with low risk of three like "playing golf", "going for a walk or bike ride" and "grocery shopping".

BT/Townsquare Media Going outside and Playing Golf low risk of 3

It will be interesting to see that happens this fall: "sending kids to school" had a six risk factor as did "working in an office building"

I personally was surprised to see that getting "your haircut" or "attending a funeral" were so high on the list with a risk factor of six, both of which I had done in the last week.

Screenshot this list. So you know your risk on a scale of one to ten.

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