LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 171,220.
The number of cases increased 3,675 from yesterday, when there were 167,545 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 3,271 new cases.
The state says a network delay caused some of data that should have been included in Friday's update to be included in today's update.
There have been 7,298 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 41 from yesterday, when there were 7,257 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 18 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 8,905,868 cases, and there have been 228,194 deaths — while 3,518,140 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.