Michigan reports record-breaking number of COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 4:27 PM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 16:29:29-05

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 192,096.

The number of cases increased 4,101 from yesterday, when there were 187,995 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 3,106 new cases.

The number of new daily cases is the highest the state has ever announced, according to WXYZ.

The state says there have been 7,419 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 19 from yesterday, when there were 7,400 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 43 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 9,441,473 cases, and there have been 233,265 deaths — while 3,705,130 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.