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Andrew Roth

Andrew Roth

Andrew Roth is a reporting intern with the Michigan Advance. He has been covering Michigan policy and politics for three years across a number of publications and studies journalism at Michigan State University.

Michigan COVID cases continue to drop

By: - January 31, 2023

Michigan is reporting 6,027 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday. That’s a drop from the last report issued Jan. 24, when the state said there were 6,530 new cases for the week. A total of 3,030,505 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 since […]

Michigan sees a drop in new COVID cases over the last week, but deaths are up

By: - January 24, 2023

Michigan is reporting 6,530 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday. That’s a drop from the last report issued Jan. 17, when the state said there were 9,687 new cases for the week. A total of 3,024,478 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 since […]

Calley and El-Sayed rule out Senate campaigns, McMorrow stays mum

By: - January 18, 2023

Former Lt. Gov. Brian Calley said on Wednesday he would not seek Michigan’s open U.S. Senate seat. U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) announced earlier this month that she would not seek reelection in 2024, saying it was time for the next generation of leaders to ascend. Calley, who ran for governor in 2018 but lost […]

Whitmer calls for gun control, repealing abortion ban in 2nd inaugural address

By: - January 1, 2023

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer outlined her vision for her second term during her inaugural address Sunday, kicking off complete Democratic control of Lansing for the first time in four decades. Whitmer promised additional details in her upcoming State of the State address and budget proposal, but called for the newly Democratic Michigan Legislature to pass “common […]

Michigan COVID cases, hospitalizations rise over the last week

By: - December 13, 2022

Michigan is reporting 13,043 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday. That’s an increase from the last report issued Dec. 6, when the state said there were 11,918 new cases for the week. A total of 2,963,404 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 since […]

COVID hospitalizations, deaths and cases rise in Michigan, state reports

By: - December 6, 2022

Michigan is reporting 11,918 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday. That’s an increase from the last report issued Nov. 29, when the state said there were 8,831 new cases for the week. A total of 2,950,361 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 since […]

Michigan surpasses 40,000 COVID deaths

By: - November 29, 2022

Michigan is reporting 8,831 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday. That’s a slight drop from the last report, when the state said there were 8,933 new cases for the week. A total of 2,938,443 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start […]

Michigan COVID cases fall again in the last week, but deaths spike

By: - November 22, 2022

Michigan is reporting 8,933 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Wednesday. That’s a drop from the last report, when the state said there were 12,860 new cases for the week. A total of 2,929,612 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of […]

Whitmer pardons first turkey, establishing new Michigan tradition

By: - November 22, 2022

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ceremonially pardoned a turkey Monday in what she hinted is likely to become an annual tradition for Michigan governors. “The power of the pardon is an extraordinary one, one that I do not use lightly,” Whitmer said. “As a former prosecutor, we always do our due diligence before we use this.” The […]

Michigan COVID cases rise over the last week, deaths drop

By: - November 15, 2022

Michigan is reporting 12,860 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Wednesday. That’s an increase from the last report, when the state said there were 9,992 new cases for the week. A total of 2,920,679 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of […]

Michigan’s historic 2022 election in photos

By: and - November 13, 2022

Every campaign comes with the promise that it will be the most important one in history. While the history books have yet to be written on Michigan’s 2022 election, we do know that it was, indeed historic, with Democrats sweeping all top statewide offices with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Attorney […]

Michigan COVID community risk level drops to low 

By: - November 10, 2022

Michigan is reporting 9,992 new COVID-19 cases, according to a weekly report the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released Wednesday. That’s a drop from the last report, when the state said there were 11,651 new cases for the week. A total of 2,907,819 Michiganders have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of […]