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110 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Michigan

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Posted at 2:06 PM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 19:47:56-04

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronovirus in Michigan has increased is to 110.

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun said during a news conference this afternoon that the state knows of at least 30 additional cases that were confirmed Wednesday, according to WXYZ.

The state should share details on those cases on Thursday afternoon, WXYZ reports.

There are now nine positive cases in West Michigan, according to the latest detailed case update earlier this afternoon from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Dr. Adam London of the Kent County Health Department this evening.

Earlier today, the state said there are 80 positive cases.

Of those 80, thirty-four people, or 43 percent, are hospitalized, and 31 people, or 39%, are not hospitalized. The state says it is "unknown" if the other 15 are hospitalized.

The department also broke down the cases by county, sex and age, as of Wednesday afternoon:

By county

  • Bay: 1
  • Charlevoix: 1
  • Detroit: 13
  • Ingham: 2
  • Jackson: 1
  • Kent: 7*
  • Leelanau: 1
  • Macomb: 8
  • Monroe: 1
  • Montcalm: 1
  • Oakland: 16
  • Otsego: 1
  • Ottawa: 1
  • St. Clair: 2
  • Washtenaw: 7
  • Wayne: 9

* As of Wednesday night.

By sex

  • Male: 55%
  • Female: 36%

By age

  • 0 to 19: 3%
  • 20 to 29: 10%
  • 30 to 39: 16%
  • 40 to 49: 18%
  • 50 to 59: 14%
  • 60 to 69: 29%
  • 70 to 79: 8%
  • 80+: 4%