As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, people in Detroit and Michigan have begun taking precautions like social distancing, event cancellations, and panic shopping.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a State of Emergency, closed all K-12 schools, plus bars and restaurants for dine-in service, and more. Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan the city announced a series of measures to curb transmissions of the novel coronavirus, including waiving all bus fares and putting a moratorium on evictions for the duration of the outbreak.
Here’s what you need to know about how the novel coronavirus is affecting Detroit, from closures and public transit disruptions to its effect on housing and individuals.