Michigan added 5,498 new coronavirus cases and 20 new deaths on Friday, April 2.
Last week, the state had an average of 5128 new COVID-19 cases and 22 new related deaths every day. A week ago, the national health department reported 3679 cases every day, including 22 deaths.
The cases lasted for at least five weeks, bringing the rate of new cases per 100,000 residents in Michigan to the worst state in the United States.
(The image above shows the 7-day rolling average of newly confirmed coronavirus cases in Michigan. You can place your cursor on the bar to see the number. You can also click the option below the title to see the actual number of new cases reported Quantity. By day.)
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Michigan has reported 683,793 confirmed cases and 16,161 COVID-19-related deaths. The state also reported 75,807 possible cases and 1,033 possible deaths, among which doctors and/or antigen tests judged it to be COVID-19, but confirmed PCR tests were not performed.
(The image above shows the 7-day average of consecutive deaths of confirmed coronavirus cases in Michigan. You can place the cursor on the bar to view the numbers. You can also click the option below the title to see the actual new deaths. By day report.)
As of last Friday, hospitals across the state are providing care for 2801 patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases, including 539 patients in the ICU. This is an increase from 1,843 such hospitalized patients and 379 in the ICU a week ago.
Of the 37,901 diagnostic tests processed on Thursday, 5,504 (14.52%) were positive for SARS-CoV-2, causing COVID-19. In the three weeks since March 11, the average price has remained above 11%.
Health officials recommend that the positive test rate for keeping schools and communities open should be less than 5%. (Note: The chart below is rounded to the nearest whole number)
As of Thursday, April 1, Michigan has received 4,522,415 doses of COVID-19 vaccine. This includes the first dose of 2,871,366 and the second dose of 1,651,049. Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two doses, while Johnson & Johnson injection only requires one dose to achieve maximum effect.
The first is a chart showing the new cases reported to the state every day for the past 30 days. This is based on the time the confirmed coronavirus test was reported to the state, which means that the patient first became ill a few days ago.
You can bring up the chart for any county, or you can place the cursor on the bar chart to view the date and number of cases.
(In a few cases, after the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services retroactively reclassified services, the number of new daily cases reported by a county was negative (declined). In these cases, we subtracted from the previous date Case, and put 0 on the report date.)
The next chart below shows new cases in the past 30 days based on the onset of symptoms. In this chart, since the time lag between people getting sick and getting confirmed coronavirus test results can be as long as a week or more, the figures for the last few days are incomplete.
You can bring up the chart for any county, or place the cursor on the bar chart to view the date and number of cases.
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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