GROSSE POINTE, Mich. (WXYZ) — Leaders in Grosse Pointe Park are concerned after a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases.
The city says that after being stable at 48 cases, the confirmed total has now reached 70 over the past five days.
City Council member Aimee Fluitt says that's especially concerning for a community of their size.
"They're concerned on two fronts. They're concerned that the cases are going up again because people feel like they've been making sacrifices, they've been staying home," she said. "Then, the other thing that they're concerned about is everything reopening, you know, is this gonna set us back?"
Fluitt says that while she knows it's summer and people want to go out, she's asking for people to take COVID-19 seriously and take the proper precautions while out in public.
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