Michigan breaks record for daily coronavirus cases reported

Posted at 3:35 PM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 21:13:56-04

MICHIGAN — Michigan reported a new single-day record of 3,792 new coronavirus cases Saturday.

The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 178,180.

The number of cases increased 3,792 from yesterday, when there were 174,388 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 3,168 new cases.

There have been 7,340 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 31 from yesterday, when there were 7,309 deaths. 20 of today's deaths come from a Vital Records Review conducted this week by the state

Yesterday, the state reported 11 new deaths.

Statewide, 114,939 people have recovered from the virus as of Oct. 23. 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 9,007,298 cases, and there have been 229,293 deaths — while 3,554,336 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.