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Michigan hospital reinstates visitor limits after cases rise

Michigan hospital reinstates visitor limits after cases rise
Posted at 8:00 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 20:00:49-04

A Detroit-area hospital says it will reinstate visitor restrictions out of an abundance of caution following a rise in coronavirus cases among staff, patients and visitors.

Beaumont Health said the limits will begin Thursday at its Farmington Hills campus.

Beaumont hospitals have cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other system in Michigan.

No one will be allowed in the rooms of patients with pending or positive tests except in end-of-life or other extreme circumstance.

In cases unrelated to COVID-19, one person can visit under a number of exceptions.

Michigan reported nine additional coronavirus-related deaths and 517 more confirmed cases.