Doctors report high numbers of COVID circumstances, mostly among unvaccinated

Every week, our Good Health team speaks to doctors and hospitals near Metro Detroit to find out what’s going on. This week there was a shift from other diseases.

Doctors all over Metro Detroit are seeing high numbers of COVID cases. Mostly among the unvaccinated.

One doctor called the situation “crazy,” while others specifically said that misinformation about the vaccines and the virus causes significant harm to their patients.

Read: Michigan COVID-19 Hospital Admissions Reach New Record Highs

Wayne County

COVID is high on the list for adults. The children’s hospital is also seeing a number of COVID cases in children. Most are not seriously ill, but some are. They also treat more flu, but fewer children with RSV.

In the Wayne County Minute Clinics, there have been reports of increases in patient flu, along with upper respiratory infections and sore throats.

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Oakland County

Beaumont Dr. Jason Talbert reports “a lot, a lot” of COVID and influenza. The Clarkston Medical Group also reported high levels of COVID and flu. The CVS Minute Clinics have reported increasing cases of flu, coughs, colds and ear infections.

Washtenaw district

Michigan Medicine reports high levels of COVID and an increase in the number of children seen for MIS-C. This is post-COVID inflammation syndrome.

Flu is also on the rise. The Department of Health said the outbreak is slowing among University of Michigan students, but flu cases are now increasing across the county. Upper respiratory tract infections and RSV complete the list.

Monroe County

Promedica Monroe Regional Hospital said the biggest problem was COVID. They also treat a wide variety of respiratory diseases, colds, sinus problems, and bronchitis. Just like the doctors at Promedica Monroe Family Medicine.

Macomb County

McLaren Macomb doctors are reporting high numbers of COVID cases, mostly in unvaccinated patients. They reported a “shocking number of cases leading to serious illness”.

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The Macomb County Minute Clinics are also reporting an increase in COVID cases. Coughs and colds, sore throats, sore throats and ear infections are also observed.

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