Michigan sees 1,121 new COVID-19 cases, 16 more deaths

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Posted at 3:06 PM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 20:49:05-04

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 90,392.

The number of cases increased 1,121 from yesterday, when there were 89,271 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 517 new cases.

The state says there have been 6,289 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 16 from yesterday, when there were 6,273 statewide deaths. That includes 9 that were added after a records review. Yesterday, the state reported 9 new deaths.

Statewide, 63,636 people have recovered from the virus as of Aug. 7. 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 5,226,916 cases, and there have been 166,623 deaths — while 1,598,624 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.