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Michigan sets daily record with 9,779 new COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 3:43 PM, Nov 20, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 295,177.

The number of cases increased 9,779 from yesterday, setting a new daily record for cases, according to WXYZ.

Yesterday, the state reported 7,592 new cases and 285,398 total cases.

The state says this afternoon there have been 8,377 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 53 from yesterday, when there were 8,324 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 134 new deaths.

Statewide, 138,862 people have recovered from the virus as of Nov. 13. 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 11,808,698 cases, and there have been 253,458 deaths — while 4,410,709 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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