17,221 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Michigan

Posted at 3:17 PM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 15:17:55-04

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 17,221.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) reported the latest numbers of cases in the coronavirus outbreak this afternoon.

There were 15,718 statewide cases yesterday afternoon.

The state says there have been 727 coronavirus deaths in Michigan. It reported 617 yesterday.

In the U.S., there are 347,003 cases, and there have been 10,389 deaths — while 18,999 people have recovered, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

See the state's breakdown by county, sex, age and more.

See interactive graphics on the cases in Michigan.