DETROIT – The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 891,314 as of Wednesday, including 19,439 deaths, state officials report.
Wednesday’s update includes a total of 257 new cases and seven additional deaths. On Tuesday, the state announced a total of 891,057 cases and 19,432 deaths.
Testing has been steady around 30,000 diagnostic tests reported per day on average, with the 7-day positive rate below 3% as of Tuesday, the lowest in several weeks. Hospitalizations have declined over the last several weeks.
The state’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 353 on Monday -- the lowest since July 2020. The 7-day death average was 33 on Tuesday. The state’s fatality rate is 2.2%. The state also reports “active cases,” which were listed at 34,000 on Tuesday.
Michigan has reported more than 8.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered as of Tuesday, with 59.8% of 16+ residents having received at least one dose while 50% of 16+ residents are considered fully vaccinated.
According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 33.3 million cases have been reported in the U.S., with more than 597,300 deaths reported from the virus. Globally, more than 2.1 billion vaccine doses have been administered, including more than 295 million doses in the U.S. alone.
Worldwide, more than 173 million people have been confirmed infected and more than 3.7 million have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. The true numbers are certainly much higher, because of limited testing, different ways nations count the dead and deliberate under-reporting by some governments.
New daily Michigan COVID-19 totals since May 27:
- May 27 -- 542 new cases
- May 28 -- 614 new cases
- June 1 -- 862 new cases (case count for three days)
- June 2 -- 420 new cases
- June 3 -- 510 new cases
- June 4 -- 446 new cases
- June 5 -- 388 new cases
- June 7 -- 419 new cases (case count for two days)
- June 8 -- 293 new cases
- June 9 -- 257 new cases
Latest COVID-19 data in Michigan:
- Full coverage: Coronavirus in Michigan
Here are Michigan COVID-19 cases broken down by gender (view here if you’re not seeing the table):