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84,707 coronavirus cases confirmed in Michigan

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Posted at 3:18 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 15:18:59-04

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 84,707.

The number of cases increased 657 from yesterday, when there were 84,050 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 664 new cases.

The state says there have been 6,221 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 2 from yesterday, when there were 6,220 statewide deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 8 new deaths.

Statewide, 60,022 people have recovered from the virus as of July 31. 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 4,789,383 cases, and there have been 157,266 deaths — while 1,528,979 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.