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54,365 coronavirus cases confirmed in Michigan

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Posted at 3:09 PM, May 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 15:09:26-04

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 54,365.

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 452 from yesterday, when there were 53,913 statewide cases. Yesterday, the state reported 403 new cases.

The state says there have been 5,223 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 65 from yesterday, when there were 5,158 statewide deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 29 new deaths.

Statewide, 33,168 people have recovered from the virus as of May 22. 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 1,611,691 cases, and there have been 96,497 deaths — while 350,135 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