Michigan reports 8,689 new COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 3:23 PM, Dec 04, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 389,032.

The number of cases increased 8,689 from yesterday, when there were 380,343 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 7,146 new cases.

The state says this afternoon there have been 9,661 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 81 from yesterday, when there were 9,580 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 175 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 14,249,105 cases, and there have been 277,693 deaths — while 5,404,018 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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