The number of coronavirus cases in Michigan continues to increase every day, reaching 8,413 on Saturday, the highest point in the most recent day.
These figures seem to confirm the concerns of state and local health department leaders about another surge in COVID-19 cases.
Data on Saturday, April 3, also showed 57 new deaths. Among them, 51 cases were confirmed through routine inspection of death certificates, which may not necessarily occur within the last 24 hours.
With the increase in the number of cases, the rate of positive cases is also on the rise. According to state government data, as of Friday, the rate of positive cases compared with all diagnostic tests was 1
The test site submitted 48,307 tests on Friday.
Health officials recommend that the positive test rate for keeping schools and communities open should be less than 5%.
Michigan reports data about the coronavirus recovery once a week. As of Friday, 577,141 people have recovered.
Rehabilitation is considered to be a person who is still alive 30 days after the onset of COVID-19 symptoms.
Since the pandemic began in March 2020, there are currently 692,206 coronavirus cases in Michigan. There were also 16,218 deaths.
The latest statistics from the hospital show that there are 2,766 people suspected or diagnosed with COVID-19 in Michigan Hospital, and 1,294 patients on March 18. There are 539 adults with suspected or confirmed coronavirus in the intensive care unit, compared with 294 patients on March 18.
Vaccine data show that as of April 1, 4.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been vaccinated. The first dose was 2.87 million doses and the second dose was 1.65 million doses.
Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses, while Johnson & Johnson injection only requires one dose to achieve maximum effect.
According to data from the State Vaccine Control Board, slightly more than 35% of the population eligible for vaccination in Michigan received the vaccination. Only residents over 16 years old can get the vaccine.
For more statewide data, please visit MLive’s Coronavirus Data page.
To find a test site near you, check the state’s online test finder here, send an email to COVID19@michigan.gov, or call 888-535 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays -6136.
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