Coronavirus cases rise by more than 1,000, 18 more die of the virus

Posted at 3:24 PM, Aug 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-15 15:24:39-04

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan confirmed 1,015 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 more deaths as of Saturday.

There are now 92,155 cases in Michigan and 6,318 deaths making the statewide fatalitiy rate 6.9%.

Yesterday there were 91,140 cases and an increase from Thursday to Friday was 748. The death rate remains relatively the same, as yesterday's increase was 16 deaths.

There have been 63,636 total people recovered from COVID-19 in the state.