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Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s what to know Aug. 17, 2020

465 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday in Michigan

Michigan COVID-19 data through Aug. 17, 2020.
Michigan COVID-19 data through Aug. 17, 2020.

DETROIT – Monday’s update represents 465 new cases and one additional death. On Sunday, the state totals were 92,720 cases and 6,324 deaths.

New cases have plateaued in the last two weeks, while deaths remain flat in Michigan. Testing has remained steady, with an average of more than 25,000 per day, with the positive rate between 3 and 4 percent. The state reported its highest one-day testing total with more than 41,000 diagnostic tests on Aug. 12.

Hospitalizations have increased slightly, but remain considerably lower than in April.

Michigan has reported 67,778 recoveries. The state also reports “active cases,” which were listed at 18,600 as of Sunday. Michigan’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 760 on Sunday.


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Michigan COVID-19 daily reported cases since July 24:

  • July 24 -- 594 new cases
  • July 25 -- 437 new cases
  • July 26 -- 1,041* (cases higher due to technical glitch)
  • July 27 -- 488 new cases
  • July 28 -- 669 new cases
  • July 29 -- 996* (cases higher due to backlog of test results)
  • July 30 -- 715 new cases
  • July 31 -- 734 new cases
  • Aug. 1 -- 735 new cases
  • Aug. 2 -- 426 new cases
  • Aug. 3 -- 604 new cases
  • Aug. 4 -- 664 new cases
  • Aug. 5 -- 657 new cases
  • Aug. 6 -- 722 new cases
  • Aug. 7 -- 762 new cases
  • Aug. 8 -- 898 new cases
  • Aug. 9 -- 514 new cases
  • Aug. 10 -- 557 new cases
  • Aug. 11 -- 796 new cases
  • Aug. 12 -- 515 new cases
  • Aug. 13 -- 1,121 new cases
  • Aug. 14 -- 748 new cases
  • Aug. 15 -- 1,015 new cases
  • Aug. 16 -- 565 new cases
  • Aug. 17 -- 465 new cases

Michigan COVID-19 daily reported deaths since July 24:

  • July 24 -- 3 new deaths
  • July 25 -- 14 new deaths
  • July 26 -- 0 new deaths
  • July 27 -- 5 new deaths
  • July 28 -- 16 new deaths
  • July 29 -- 2 new deaths
  • July 30 -- 19 new deaths (14 of which are from vital records)
  • July 31 -- 8 new deaths
  • Aug. 1 -- 7 new deaths
  • Aug. 2 -- 0 new deaths
  • Aug. 3 -- 6 new deaths
  • Aug. 4 -- 7 new deaths (5 of which are from vital records)
  • Aug. 5 -- 2 new deaths
  • Aug. 6 -- 26 new deaths (17 from vital records)
  • Aug. 7 -- 0 new deaths
  • Aug. 8 -- 3 new deaths
  • Aug. 9 -- 2 new deaths
  • Aug. 10 -- 8 new deaths
  • Aug. 11 -- 7 new deaths
  • Aug. 12 -- 9 new deaths
  • Aug. 13 -- 16 new deaths (9 from vital records)
  • Aug. 14 -- 11 new deaths
  • Aug. 15 -- 18 new deaths
  • Aug. 16 -- 6 new deaths
  • Aug. 17 -- 1 new death

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Here is the moving 7-day average of COVID-19 cases in Michigan:


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