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More than 100 Michigan Medicine employees test positive for COVID-19.

728 Michigan Medicine employees have been tested for COVID-19 and 110 of those tests have come back positive as of Monday, according to a press release from Michigan Medicine.

The Michigan State Legislature has extended the State of Emergency by 23 days in a vote held Tuesday afternoon.

The Michigan state legislature convened in Lansing on Tuesday and voted to prolong Michigan’s state of emergency. 

Governor Gretchen Whitmer declares a state of disaster as the COVID-19 cases rise.


A resident of Zaragon West has tested positive for COVID-19.

A resident living in Zaragon West Apartments tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to an email sent to residents on Wednesday afternoon. 

The University of Michigan is preparing to turn the indoor track field into a hospital due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a virtual press conference Tuesday afternoon, Michigan Medicine presented research and projections identifying when the state would experience the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak.

In addition, Michigan Medicine announced plans to convert an indoor University of Michigan track facility into a field hospital to accommodate for projected cases.

MDining announced that students with meal plans will receive reimbursement for meals lost due to COVID-19.

According to an email sent to The Daily by University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald, University of Michigan students with meal plans will be reimbursed for meal credits lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students will receive dining credits equal to their current unused meals and Dining Dollars to be used when classes resume.

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In a federal lawsuit filed against Robert Anderson, the late University of Michigan sports physician who has recently been accused of sexual misconduct, Paul Schmidt, University of Michigan assistant athletic director, was implicated for being aware of Anderson’s behavior, according to a

A judge ruled that the University's sexual misconduct policy violated a student's constitutional rights.

Arthur Tarnow, U.S. district court judge, deemed the University of Michigan’s former sexual misconduct policy unconstitutional on Monday. 

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel has recommended that School of Music Professor David Daniels be fired over sexual misconduct allegations.

In a University of Michigan Regents Communication dated March 26, University President Mark Schlissel ordered the immediate dismissal of former Music, Theater & Dance professor David Danie

The University announces the decision to move spring and summer classes online due to COVID-19.

Following Gov.