Michigan added 1,791 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday and another 23 deaths, making this week the state’s largest surge of positive cases during the pandemic.
These increases bring the total number of cases in the state to 144,897 and total deaths to 7,010. Of the deaths reported on Saturday, 15 were from a review of important records.
In the past week, Michigan has confirmed 10,241 cases of this virus. The 7-day average number of new cases per day is now 1,463. The previous highest 7-day average was from April 5 to 1
The daily increase also brought October into Michigan, the month with the largest number of new cases since the virus peaked in April. Since June, the average number of new cases per month has increased daily.
Due to concerns about a possible second wave of outbreaks and concerns about how state officials will respond, Michigan set a new record of reported coronavirus cases, with 2,030 cases disclosed on Tuesday. The state also added more than 2,000 cases on Friday.
Although some of the COVID-19 cases disclosed on Thursday started the day before and the report was delayed due to processing problems, the seven-day average of new cases in Michigan reached its highest point since early April.
The number of virus-related deaths and hospitalizations is also on the rise, but still far below the initial peak of COVID-19 in spring.
Michigan State University epidemiology professor Nigel Paneth (Nigel Paneth) said: “You may not have seen the rise in hospitalizations and deaths, because it depends a lot on age.” “But things It won’t continue like this.
“(The infected person) went to the store, and the next thing you know is that some elderly people are infected-it doesn’t have to be elderly people. The young people died. This did happen.”
Prior to this week, Michigan had not experienced a week for at least two days, and 30 or more new deaths have been reported since the beginning of June. Thirty people died on Tuesday.
Virus-related hospitalizations are also on the rise. Health care institutions worry that the effects of influenza and coronavirus may make people sick and test medical capabilities.
As of Thursday, 1,017 adults in Michigan had been hospitalized for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 cases, an 80% increase from the 564 hospitalized cases reported a month ago.
As of last week, 104,271 people have been “recovered.”
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services spokesperson Lynn Sutfin (Lynn Sutfin) said that state health officials are aware that the “slowdown” of laboratory processing began on Tuesday, which has delayed certain parts of the state’s disease surveillance system. Processing of entries.
Therefore, Satphin said that Thursday’s report put forward some data that should have been included on Wednesday.
Sutphen said: “We know that the number of cases across the state is on the rise, which is why we continue to urge all residents of Michigan to take precautionary measures to prevent COVID-19, including wearing masks, social distancing, washing hands, and staying home when sick. .”
The number of virus outbreaks was also updated on Monday to include the number of reports as of October 8.
As of Monday, Michigan schools had recorded 26 new outbreaks. In the epidemic, 18 cases were in K-12 schools. View the latest list of school epidemics online.
There are 123 states across MichiganOutbreaks, defined as two or more cases, linked by time and location indicate a common risk outside the family.
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