60,618 coronavirus cases confirmed in Michigan

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Posted at 2:41 PM, Jun 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-18 14:41:24-04

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 60,618.

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

The number of cases has increased 225 from yesterday, when there were 60,393 statewide cases. Yesterday, the state reported 204 new cases.

The state says there have been 5,818 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 26 from yesterday, when there were 5,792 statewide deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 2 new deaths.

Statewide, 44,964 people have recovered from the virus as of June 12. 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 2,173,804 cases, and there have been 118,029 deaths — while 592,191 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.