Michigan reports 11,511 new COVID-19 cases over two days

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Posted at 4:49 PM, Nov 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-23 16:49:52-05

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 314,216.

The number of cases increased 11,511 from Saturday, when there were 302,705 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. On Saturday, the state reported 7,528 new cases.

The state says this afternoon there have been 8,543 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 65 from Saturday, when there were 8,478 deaths. On Saturday, the state reported 101 new deaths.

Statewide, 152,267 people have recovered from the virus as of Nov. 20. 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 12,349,443 cases, and there have been 257,274 deaths — while 4,526,635 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.

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