(CBS DETROIT) – We’re now several weeks into the new school year, with COVID-19 outbreaks becoming more and more common in the classroom.

Michigan’s Health Department reports 98 new outbreaks in K-12 schools this week.

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The largest of those, at a high school in Battle Creek where 31 new cases were found among students and staff.

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In the Metro Detroit area, Macomb County reports seven new outbreaks, Wayne County another 5.

When there is a new outbreak, those students must stay home, and learn remotely.

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