MICHIGAN — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 251,813.
The number of cases increased 7,072 from Friday, when there were 244,741 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon.
On Friday, the state reported a record 8,516 new cases.
The state says there have been 7,994 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 65 from Friday, when there were 7,929 deaths.Saturday's number of deaths includes 36 identified during a records review, the state said.
Statewide, 128,981 people have recovered from the virus as of Nov. 13. 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 10,826,136 cases, and there have been 245,040 deaths — while 3,781,751 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for System Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.