State statistics show that the number of daily cases on Saturday was the highest reported in the state since December 7, when the number of reported cases was 9,350.
Just eight weeks ago, state data showed that the number of daily reported cases was as low as 563.
“Michigan has reported 8,400 new cases. Yesterday, I thought it was a wake-up call for everyone. Now, we are seeing critically ill patients in the 30-50 age group, and the number of inpatients in the intensive care unit (ICU) is increasing. Osterholm said on the National Broadcasting Corporation’s “Meet the Media” on Sunday.
Osterholm said that in the past year, there has been a surge in cases between various regions of the United States, starting in the Midwest and Northeast, then gradually subsiding, then moving to the southern sunbelt states, and then gradually subsiding and returning. To the original area. .
The Department of Health said that Michigan also reported 57 Covid-19 deaths on Saturday, of which 51 deaths were determined during the state’s important record review three times a week. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the state has recorded 9,947 Covid-19 deaths.
The number of variant cases in Michigan is second only to Florida.
“Currently, we are still conducting regular Covid tests, just show Covid/No show Covid. However, we did send a large amount of Covid to the state, and we see that there are now 40% of B.1.1.7 patients.” He told CNN’s Miguel Marquez.