Michigan Health Officials Report 5,224 New Coronavirus Cases, 49 Deaths
Michigan continues to see rising cases.
Michigan health officials are reporting 5,224 new cases of the coronavirus and 49 additional COVID-19 deaths; 30 of those deaths are from a vital records review.
That’s the state’s highest daily increase in cases so far this year. Our seven-day average was about 2,000 cases a week ago. Wednesday had more than 4,400 cases.
In total, Michigan has reached 642,869 cases and 15,984 deaths since the pandemic began.
Recoveries number 562,775 as of March 19. 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).
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