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Michigan surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 5:54 PM, Nov 06, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Michigan has increased to 201,569.

The number of cases increased 3,763 from yesterday, when there were 197,806 statewide cases, according to the Department of Health and Human Services this evening.

Yesterday, the state reported 5,710 new cases, a new daily record, according to WXYZ. The previous record was on Wednesday, when the state reported 4,101 new cases.

The state says there have been 7,513 coronavirus deaths in Michigan.

The number of deaths has increased 43 from yesterday, when there were 7,470 deaths. Yesterday, the state reported 51 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 9,707,096 cases, and there have been 235,761 deaths — while 3,781,751 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.