DETROIT – Coronavirus cases in the United States officially surpassed 41 million as of Sunday, Sept. 12.
The milestone comes as cases continue to surge nationwide.
After a steady decline in the spring cases started to increase during the summer.
A total of 16 states have seen a 25 percent increase in cases in the past two weeks.
Michigan reported 6,095 new cases of COVID-19 and 59 virus-related deaths Friday -- an average of 3,047.5 cases over the past two days.
Michigan COVID: Here’s what to know Sept. 12, 2021
It is the highest case count since late April.
Friday’s update brings the total number of confirmed COVID cases in Michigan to 970,412, including 20,506 deaths. These numbers are up from 964,317 cases and 20,447 deaths, as of Wednesday.
New case numbers for Michigan will be updated on Monday.
Here’s a look at more of the data: