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45,646 coronavirus cases confirmed in Michigan

Coronavirus deaths worldwide surpasses 200,000
Posted at 3:08 PM, May 07, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 45,646.

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

The number of cases has increased 592 from yesterday, when there were 45,054 statewide cases. Yesterday, the state reported 657 new cases.

The state says there have been 4,343 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 93 from yesterday, when there were 4,250 statewide deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 71 new deaths.

Statewide, 15,659 people have recovered from the virus as of May 1. A person is considered "recovered" by the state if they are "30 days out from their onset of illness."

In the U.S., there are 1,244,119 cases, and there have been 74,884 deaths — while 189,910 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by 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