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65 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Michigan

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Posted at 2:19 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 15:09:42-04

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronovirus in Michigan has increased is to 65.

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

There are seven positive cases in West Michigan.

Twenty-five people, or 38 percent, are hospitalized, and 32 people, or 49%, are not hospitalized. The state says it is "unknown" if the other eight are hospitalized.

The department also breaks down the cases by county, sex and age:

By county

  • Bay: 1
  • Charlevoix: 1
  • Detroit: 8
  • Ingham: 2
  • Jackson: 1
  • Kent: 5
  • Leelanau: 1
  • Macomb: 8
  • Monroe: 1
  • Montcalm: 1
  • Oakland: 16
  • Otsego: 1
  • Ottawa: 1
  • St. Clair: 2
  • Washtenaw: 7
  • Wayne: 9

By sex

  • Male: 58%
  • Female: 42%

By age

  • 0 to 19: 3%
  • 20 to 29: 12%
  • 30 to 39: 14%
  • 40 to 49: 17%
  • 50 to 59: 14%
  • 60 to 69: 28%
  • 70 to 79: 9%
  • 80+: 3%