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The latest coronavirus updates: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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Posted at 4:13 AM, Apr 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 04:30:25-04

(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.

3 p.m.

There are now 1,921 deaths and 28,059 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Michigan, according to new numbers released by the state on Wednesday.

1:34 p.m.

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is offering COVID-19 screening at several of their hospitals across southeast Michigan. Click here.

12:42 p.m.

A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will open in the parking lot of Sam's Club in Southgate. The site is supported by Walmart, Quest Diagnostics and local authorities. Click here.

12:23 p.m.

Four Michigan residents, three from Oakland County and one from Roscommon County, are suing Governor Gretchen Whitmer over her executive stay-at-home order, arguing it's overreaching and conflicts with state and federal law. Click here.

9:23 a.m.

The Detroit Medical Center announced that 480 team members have been furloughed in an attempt to reduce costs amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Click here.

7:53 a.m.

IRS launches website that allows Americans to track their coronavirus stimulus checks. Click here.

7:47 a.m.

Disturbing images show bodies piled up at Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit. Click here.

7:38 a.m.

A southeast Michigan car wash owner was sent a cease and desist for allegedly violating the Stay Home, Stay Safe executive order. Click here.

7:22 a.m.

Is the product you’re looking for always out of stock? These inventory trackers will notify you when hard-to-find items are back on the shelves. Click here.

6:23 a.m.

Ford Motor Company, Wayne State University and the Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG) have teamed up to launch a new mobile testing initiative that will provide COVID-19 testing for symptomatic first responders, health care workers and corrections officers in Michigan. Click here.

5:37 a.m.

Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) has launched its 10-week distance learning plan for the District’s 51,000 students in grades PreK-12. Click here.

4:31 a.m.

Molina Healthcare of Michigan is donating more than $68,000 to 17 community-based organizations throughout the state to help address COVID-19 pandemic resource shortages. Click here.

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.