Michigan reports 7,146 new COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 3:05 PM, Dec 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-03 15:05:56-05

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 380,343.

The number of cases increased 7,146 from yesterday, when there were 373,197 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 6,955 new cases.

The state says this afternoon there have been 9,580 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 175 from yesterday, when there were 9,405 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 81 new deaths.

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 14,012,378 cases, and there have been 274,648 deaths — while 5,322,128 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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