47,552 coronavirus cases confirmed in Michigan

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Posted at 3:07 PM, May 11, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 47,552.

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 414 from yesterday, when there were 47,138 statewide cases. Yesterday, the state reported 382 new cases.

The state says there have been 4,584 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 33 from yesterday, when there were 4,551 statewide deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 25 new deaths.

Statewide, 22,686 people have recovered from the virus as of May 8. 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 1,339,819 cases, and there have been 79,894 deaths — while 216,169 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