LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 91,140.
The number of cases increased 748 from yesterday, when there were 90,392 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this afternoon. Yesterday, the state reported 1,121 new cases.
The state says there have been 6,300 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.
The number of deaths has increased 11 from yesterday, when there were 6,289 statewide deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 16 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 5,269,868 cases, and there have been 167,528 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.