Michigan reports 6,709 new COVID-19 cases over two days

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Posted at 4:44 PM, Nov 02, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 184,889.

The number of cases increased 6,709 from since Saturday, when there were 178,180 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. On Saturday, the state reported 3,792 new cases -- a new daily record.

The state says there have been 7,357 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 17 from Saturday, when there were 7,340 deaths. On Saturday, the state reported 31 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 9,268,896 cases, and there have been 231,263 deaths — while 3,630,627 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.