Michigan reports more than 700 new coronavirus cases, 15 new deaths

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Posted at 3:18 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 15:20:37-04

MICHIGAN — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 103,168.

The number of cases increased 718 from yesterday, when there were 102,450 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon.

The state says there have been 6,495 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 15 from yesterday, when there were 6,458 statewide deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 7 new deaths.

Statewide, 76,151 people have recovered from the virus as of Aug. 28. 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 more than 6,055,569 cases, and there have been 184,114 deaths — while 2,184,825 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center
for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

To dive further into the COVID-19 statistics in Michigan, click this link.