The latest coronavirus updates: Sunday, March 22, 2020

Posted at 8:07 AM, Mar 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 04:21:23-04

(WXYZ) — All of the updates on the coronavirus and the incredible impact it's having on our lives can be hard to keep up with. To help you keep up, we'll post this daily blog on our homepage. You can find all of our stories on our coronavirus page.

6:30 p.m.
President Trump held a news conference on the latest developments on the coronavirus outbreak. He spoke about efforts to get Americans who are abroad back home to the United States. Trump also announced that he has activated the National Guard into widely affected areas such as New York, California and Washington. Click here to read more.

4:00 p.m.
The first COIVD-19-related death in Washtenaw County has been confirmed by health officials. An elderly man with prior health issues died from the virus.

2:40 p.m.
A Wayne State University student who resided in the Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the university website. Click here for more information.

2:20 p.m.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul is the first known US Senator to test positive for COVID-19. Click here for the full story.

2:15 p.m.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Michigan has reached 1,035, according to new numbers released by the state on Sunday. That's up 248 from days before.
Click here for the latest numbers.

12:55 p.m.
Metro Detroit cosmetologists are helping support local hospitals by holding a glove donation drive on March 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Click here for full details.

11:03 a.m.
Helping neighbors in need during this public health crisis. That’s what one woman in Grosse Pointe Woods is doing by offering a free little library and mini food pantry in her front yard. Click here for the full story.

8 a.m.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 787 in Michigan, according to information released Saturday from the State of Michigan. Eight people have also died, the latest deaths coming from West Michigand and Macomb County.

President Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force are expected to provide an update at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. WXYZ will live stream that update

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

Read our daily Coronavirus Live Blog for the latest updates and news on coronavirus.

Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Michigan, a timeline of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Southeast Michigan, and links to more information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC and the WHO.

View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.

Find out how you can help metro Detroit restaurants struggling during the pandemic.

See all of our Helping Each Other stories.

See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.