Michigan reports 6,290 new COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 3:25 PM, Nov 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 15:25:02-05

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 320,506.

The number of cases increased 6,290 from yesterday, when there were 314,216 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 11,511 new cases -- over Sunday and Monday.

The state says this afternoon there have been 8,688 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 145 from yesterday, when there were 8,543 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 65 new deaths -- over Sunday and Monday.

Statewide, 152,267 people have recovered from the virus as of Nov. 20. 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 12,501,643 cases, and there have been 258,827 deaths — while 4,633,600 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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