WATCH: Detroit mayor announces next round of city employees returning to work

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan 2020 coronavirus
Posted at 12:20 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 14:37:11-04

(WXYZ) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced the next round of city employees returning to work during the coronavirus pandemic on Monday.


Duggan gave the update as part of his daily COVID-19 briefings. He says building inspectors, as well as other inspectors, will return to work in the next week.

He will also highlight the city's success of the Feed the Front Lines program, which has provided 20K delivered meals to police officers, firefighters, medics, DDOT drivers and health care workers.

We will be live blogging what Duggan says below:

2:10 p.m.

Duggan says that of the tests given at the fairgrounds, 24% of people have tested positiive.

2:08 p.m.

Duggan says on Wednesday they will be addressing what businesses will need to do when they are allowed to reopen during Phase 4 of Governor Whitmer's reopening plan. Duggan says wearing a surgical mask day in and day out will be second nature for another year.

2:04 p.m.

Duggan says the briefing will now be reduced to Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, because we have reached the point where it isn't necessary to hold them every day.

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