LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to to 74,152.
The number of cases increased 489 from yesterday, when there were 73,663 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 483 new cases.
The state says there have been 6,126 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 7 from yesterday, when there were 6,119 statewide deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 2 new deaths.
Statewide, 55,162 people have recovered from the virus as of July 17. 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 3,794,355 cases, and there have been 140,`716 deaths — while 1,131,121 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.