Michigan reports 4,905 new COVID-19 cases, 75 more deaths

Posted at 2:50 PM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-09 14:50:28-05

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 415,200.

The number of cases increased 4,905 from Tuesday, when there were 410,295 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. On Tuesday, the state reported 5,909 new cases.

The state says Wednesday afternoon there have been 10,213 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 75 from Tuesday, when there were 10,138 deaths. On Tuesday, the state reported 191 new deaths.

Statewide, 197,750 people have recovered from the virus as of Dec. 8. 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 15,285,261 cases, and there have been 287,671 deaths — while 5,404,018 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

See the state's breakdown by county, sex, age and more.

See interactive graphics on the cases in Michigan.

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