Wayne County advises remote learning for all schools

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Posted at 7:09 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 14:23:01-05

(WXYZ) — The Wayne County Health Department is advising all schools in their jurisdiction to transition to remote learning due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases.

The advisory recommends remote learning through January 15, 2021.

“We have reached a point in the pandemic that we hoped the County would never see,” said Wayne County Executive Warren Evans in a statement. “This advisory is the strongest recommendation we can issue at this time to help prevent further spread of COVID-19.”

Wayne County recorded 1,170 new COVID-19 cases Friday, for a total of 4,185 new cases since Sunday. Those totals do not include the city of Detroit, which reports its own numbers through their health department.

The county says their advisory is to all public, non-public, and boarding schools in their jurisdiction.

You can read the full advisory below:

Public Health Advisory Re Schools 11-20-2020 by WXYZ-TV Channel 7 Detroit on Scribd

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