COVID-19 outbreaks linked to Michigan colleges and universities declined this week, while K-12 schools and preschools saw a small increase.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services released new data Monday showing there were two confirmed outbreaks of coronavirus  at colleges and universities, causing 16 cases.

That compares with six outbreaks and 50 cases at colleges and universities the previous week. 

Spring Arbor College in Jackson County had the largest outbreak of the week, with 10 cases including both students and staff.

Outbreaks linked to high schools doubled this week from six to 12 and the cases associated with