Michigan reports 5,793 new COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 3:48 PM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 15:48:12-05

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 366,242.

The number of cases increased 5,793 from Monday, when there were 360,449 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 10,428 new cases -- over Sunday and Monday.

The state says this afternoon there have been 9,324 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 190 from yesterday, when there were 9,134 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 98 new deaths -- over Sunday and Monday.

Statewide, 165,269 people have recovered from the virus as of Nov. 25. 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 13,619,981 cases, and there have been 269,348 deaths — while 5,146,319 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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