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U-M Football Cancelled? Washtenaw County Had Two Cases Of COVID-19 on May 22

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel said there will be no college football in Ann Arbor this fall unless all the students are able to come back on campus.

And that’s not a sure thing, Schlissel said, according to The Wall Street Journal. And he added that he can’t imagine a way to allow fans to attend college games even if they are played at Michigan Stadium.

U-M is located in Washtenaw County, which has had a total of 1,275 confirmed cases of COVID-19, in which 359 people were hospitalized and 96 died. That data was as of May 22, the most recent information released by the county.

The most lab-confirmed coronavirus cases the county has had in one day was 90, on March 31. In the eight-day period from May 15 to May 22, the county had a total of 35 lab-confirmed cases. That included two confirmed cases of COVID-19 on May 22.

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