LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 174,388.
The number of cases increased 3,168 from yesterday, when there were 171,220 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 3,675 new cases.
There have been 7,309 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 11 from yesterday, when there were 7,298 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 41 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 9,079,125 cases, and there have been 230,019 deaths — while 3,578,452 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.