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Michigan crests 300,000 COVID-19 cases during spike

Source: Michigan.Gov/Coronavirus for November 21st 2020
Posted at 3:44 PM, Nov 21, 2020

MICHIGAN — Michigan reached 302,705 positive COVID-19 cases as of Saturday.

Along with the 7,528-case spike, the state reports 8,478 people have died of the virus in total; 101 deaths were reported over night.

In total 138,862 people -less than half of all cases- have recovered as we reach the 8-month mark since the Pandemic was first detected in our state.

Counties with Highest casesCounties with Highest deaths
Wayne - 51,827Wayne - 2,974
Oakland - 34,258Oakland - 1,247
Macomb - 29,667Macomb - 1,151
Kent - 26,281Genesee - 364
Ottawa - 10,796 Kent -280

While deaths per day have been down during the warmer months, November's totals are rising.

Source: Michigan Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division COVID-19 Summary Dashboard

The spike in November's new cases is pushing active case numbers increasingly higher, surpassing May as the highest month for active cases so far.

Soruce: Michigan Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division COVID-19 Summary Dashboard

COVID-19 cases in West Michigan

COUNTYTotal CasesTotal Deaths
Kent26,281280
Ottawa10,796113
Kalamazoo6,984149
Muskegon5,903140
Calhoun4,669105
Allegan2,93618
Van Buren2,13229
Ionia1,78712
Barry1,54911
Montcalm 1,352 21
Newaygo 1,251 13

Source: Michigan.Gov/Coronavirus for November 21st 2020.