BREAKING: 38,210 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Michigan, 3,407 COVID-19 Deaths
Michigan now has 38,210 confirmed coronavirus cases and 3,407 COVID-19 deaths.
Health officials reported 432 new cases Monday and 92 new deaths.
The state updates these numbers every day at 3 p.m.
Sunday the state was at 37,778 confirmed cases with 3,315 deaths.
The state is now providing weekly updates on the number of people who have recovered from COVID-19. These numbers will be updated every Saturday.
As of April 15, 8,342 are being reported as recovered in Michigan.
The state defines ‘recovered’ as the number of persons with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis who are alive 30 days post-onset (or referral date if onset is not available).
Locally, a second person has died in Wexford County due to COVID-19.
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) says a Wexford County woman died from the coronavirus Sunday night.
DHD#10 says the patient was a woman in her 70s who was hospitalized at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.
The state’s unemployment agency says they have helped more than 1 million Michigan workers during the coronavirus crisis.
Since March 15 the state has sent more than $1.66 billion in payments.
Michigan was also one of the first states in the country to start sending an additional $600 in unemployment aide.
Gov. Whitmer’s office also says no one will be subject to criminal penalty for going without a mask.
Attorney General Dana Nessel said in a statement she understands that obtaining a mask may be difficult, and urged law enforcement to take that into account.
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