The Michigan coronavirus surge is the worst in the country, according to latest data from Friday. The daily case numbers and infection rate in Michigan continue to rise.
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The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 683,793 since Friday, including 16,161 deaths, state officials report.
Friday’s update includes a total of 5,498 new cases and 20 additional deaths.
On average, around 35,000 diagnostic tests were performed per day, with the 7-day positive rate exceeding 13% as of Thursday, the highest since the beginning of December. The state has reported an increase in hospital stays in recent weeks.
The 7-day moving average for daily cases in Michigan was 5,061 on Thursday – the highest since December. The 7-day average death rate was 26 on Thursday and has been unchanged for several weeks. The state’s death rate is 2.4%. The state also reports “active cases,” which were listed at 94,500 on Thursday. More than 569,000 have recovered in Michigan.
Michigan has reported more than 4.2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered on Wednesday, with 34.5% of residents receiving at least one dose.
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