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DDOT bus driver dies from coronavirus

DETROIT – According to the driver’s union, Jason Hargrove, a DDOT bus driver, died from COVID-19. RELATED: DDOT bus drivers refusing to drive routes with coronavirus concerns; service shut down Hargrove was vocal about his job and concerns with coronavirus, urging people to take it seriously. As of Thursday, DDOT …

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China lied about coronavirus, putting world in jeopardy, US intelligence agents say

NEW YORK — As coronavirus cases have jumped in recent days, China misled the world by purposely underreporting its numbers of patients and deaths, three U.S. intelligence officials say. In a classified report sent to the White House, the officials said that China’s public record of COVID-19 infections was deliberately deceptive and incomplete. Bloomberg, which first reported …

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Leaders grapple to save lives, and the economy

  1m ago Mormons criticized for crowded airport welcoming of missionaries Hours after hundreds of people welcoming missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints crowded together in an airport parking garage, authorities announced new rules to prevent it from happening again amid the coronavirus crisis. The people …

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Here’s where we stand as of Monday morning

DETROIT – The coronavirus (COVID-19) death toll in Michigan rose to nine Sunday, while the number of confirmed cases broke 1,000. Read a full weekend recap here. Coming up Monday, March 23: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun …

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Global death toll tops 13,000

The number of deaths caused by the coronavirus worldwide reached at least 13,049, including 340 in the U.S. and 4,825 in Italy, where the devastating virus has brought the country to its knees. Italy hit a grim milestone Saturday by recording record-breaking death tolls two days in a row. The country …

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