LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 426,294.
The number of cases increased 5,157 from Thursday, when there were 421,137 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. On Thursday, the state reported 5,937 new cases.
The state says Friday afternoon there have been 10,456 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 61 from Thursday, when there were 10,395 deaths. On Thursday, the state reported 182 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 15,694,607 cases, and there have been 293,341 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.