(WXYZ) – A total of 144,897 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan and 7,010 deaths, the state said Saturday.
That’s up to 1,791 cases and 23 deaths the day before.
The recent jump in COVID-19 cases is “likely” evidence of a second wave, said Chief Medical Officer Johnny Haldun.
Michigan has 89 new cases per 1 million people a day, up from 81.6 cases last week, the health department said.
As of Oct. 17, 109,539 people had recovered from the virus in Michigan, according to state health officials.
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