Michigan coronavirus cases up to 895,395; Death toll now at 19,775

More than 868,000 recoveries from COVID-19 confirmed

Coronavirus testing (AP)

DETROIT – The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 895,395 as of Tuesday, including 19,775 deaths, state officials report.

Tuesday’s update includes a total of 438 new cases and 21 additional deaths over the past four days -- an average of 109.5 cases per day. On Friday, the state announced a total of 894,957 cases and 19,754 deaths.

Of those 21 deaths, 16 were identified through review of Vital Records.

READ: Michigan will only update COVID cases, deaths on Tuesdays and Fridays going forward

Testing has been steady around 20,000 diagnostic tests reported per day on average, with the 7-day positive rate below 1.6% as of Friday, near the lowest on record. Hospitalizations have declined over the last several weeks, now near the lowest point since the start of the pandemic.

The state’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 144 on Friday -- the lowest since June 2020. The 7-day death average was 8 on Friday, the lowest since March. The state’s fatality rate is 2.2%. The state also reports “active cases,” which were listed at 10,000 on Friday.

Michigan has reported more than 9 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered as of Wednesday, with 61.9% of 16+ residents having received at least one dose while 54% of 16+ residents are considered fully vaccinated.

According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 33.7 million cases have been reported in the U.S., with more than 605,500 deaths reported from the virus. Globally, more than 3.2 billion vaccine doses have been administered, including more than 322 million doses in the U.S. alone.

Worldwide, more than 184 million people have been confirmed infected and more than 3.98 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 June 18:

  • June 18 -- 162 new cases
  • June 21 -- 327 new cases (case count for three days)
  • June 22 -- 91 new cases
  • June 23 -- 174 new cases
  • June 24 -- 153 new cases
  • June 25 -- 40 new cases
  • June 28 -- 311 new cases (case count for three days)
  • June 29 -- 173 new cases
  • June 30 -- 195 new cases
  • July 1 -- 228 new cases
  • July 2 -- 101 new cases
  • July 6 -- 438 new cases (case count for four days)

Latest COVID-19 data in Michigan:

Here is a charted timeline of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Michigan:

Here are Michigan COVID-19 cases broken down by gender (view here if you’re not seeing the table):

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Derick is the Lead Digital Editor for ClickOnDetroit and has been with Local 4 News since April 2013. Derick specializes in breaking news, crime and local sports.

Ken Haddad is the digital content and audience manager for WDIV / ClickOnDetroit.com. He also authors the Morning Report Newsletter and various other newsletters. He's been with WDIV since 2013. He enjoys suffering through Lions games on Sundays in the fall.