LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 161,907.
The number of cases increased 3,881 from Saturday, when there were 158,026 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. On Saturday, the state reported 3,338 new cases.
The state says there have been 7,211 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 29 from Saturday, when there were 7,182 deaths. On Saturday, the state reported 35 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 8,669,894 cases, and there have been 225,434 deaths — while 3,422,934 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.