The number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Michigan rose to 844,385 as of Saturday, including 17,742 deaths, government officials said.
Saturday’s update included a total of 3,431 new cases and 131 additional deaths, but 98 deaths were identified during a review of vital records. Friday’s update includes a total of 3,440 new cases and 35 additional deaths.
Testing is stable about 35,000 diagnostic tests, reported on average per day, s 7-day positive rate over 1
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Overall, new cases have slowed in the last 10 days. The 7-day moving average for everyday cases was 3989 on Thursday – lower than a week ago. The average mortality for 7 days was 68 on Thursday, slightly higher than the last two weeks. The mortality rate in the country is 2.1%. The state also reported “active cases”, which numbered 193,000 on Thursday.
Michigan reports more than 6.9 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered on Friday, p 50% of eligible residents having received at least one dose while 38% of eligible residents are considered fully vaccinated.
According to Johns Hopkins University more than 32 million cases have been reported in the United States., with more than 576,900 deaths reported by the virus.
Globally more than 151 million people have been confirmed infected and more than 3.1 million died. More than 84 million have recovered, according to Johns Hopkins University. The real numbers are certainly much higher due to limited testing, the different ways in which nations count the dead, and deliberate underestimation by some governments.
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