LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 277,806.
The number of cases increased 5,772 from yesterday, when there were 272,034 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 7,458 new cases.
The state says there have been 8,190 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 62 from yesterday, when there were 8,128 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 79 new deaths.
Statewide, 138,862 people have recovered from the virus as of Nov. 13. 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 11,424,275 cases, and there have been 249,477 deaths — while 4,293,640 people have recovered, according to the global COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.