Michigan reports 6,008 new COVID-19 cases, 42 more deaths

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Posted at 2:41 PM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 14:41:54-05

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 229,285.

The number of cases increased 6,008 from Tuesday, when there were 223,277 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this evening.

On Tuesday, the state reported 6,473 new cases over a two-day period.

The state says there have been 7,766 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 42 from Tuesday, when there were 7,724 deaths. On Tuesday, the state reported 84 new deaths.

Statewide, 121,093 people have recovered from the virus as of Oct. 30. 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 10,339,570 cases, and there have been 240,521 deaths — while 3,781,751 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.