Michigan reported 2,706 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, January 9, including 222 deaths, although all but 15 deaths came from the review of death certificates.
Among the deaths, 207 people came from the review of life records. The state regularly adds the number of deaths in vital records inspections to the daily total and issues notifications when they occur.
Since the start of the pandemic in March, Michigan has now reported 51
In the past few days, the percentage of positive tests has shown a downward trend, as of Friday it was 8.27%. The state received 51,995 test results.
On January 5, the positive rate was approximately 10.5%.
The latest hospital data show that there are 2452 people diagnosed or suspected of COVID-19 in Michigan, which is lower than the 2480 people in the previous day and the nearly 2700 patients in the hospital earlier this week.
Among those in the hospital, 517 adults were in the intensive care unit and 294 were on ventilators.
The latest data on recovery shows that as of Friday, 415,079 people have recovered.
Recovery is defined as someone who is alive 30 days after the onset of COVID-19 symptoms.
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 am and 5 pm on weekdays -6136.
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