LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 164,274.
The number of cases increased 2,367 from yesterday, when there were 161,907 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 3,881 new cases -- over Sunday and Monday.
The state says there have been 7,239 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 28 from yesterday, when there were 7,211 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 29 new deaths -- over Sunday and Monday.
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 8,755,581 cases, and there have been 226,383 deaths — while 3,460,455 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.