Editorial: Shift COVID reporting to serious cases

The Detroit News

The holidays are upon us, and so is another surge of COVID. Unlike last year, however, we aren’t facing statewide lockdowns and mandates, and many of us have been vaccinated. The way officials talk about the virus should change, too. 

Both Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (for the first time since June) and President Joe Biden gave updates Tuesday on the status of the pandemic. The raw numbers are pretty grim. 

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