LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 324,779.
The number of cases increased 4,273 from yesterday, when there were 320,506 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 6,290 new cases.
The state says this afternoon there have been 8,761 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 73 from yesterday, when there were 8,688 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 145 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 12,698,809 cases, and there have been 261,223 deaths — while 4,696,996 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.