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Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s what to know Sept. 9, 2020

783 new cases reported Wednesday in Michigan

Michigan COVID-19 data through Sept. 9, 2020.
Michigan COVID-19 data through Sept. 9, 2020. (WDIV)

DETROIT – The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 108,595 as of Wednesday, including 6,552 deaths, state officials report.

Wednesday’s update represents 783 new cases and 13 additional deaths. On Tuesday, the state totals were 107,812 cases and 6,539 deaths.

New COVID-19 cases and deaths remain flat in Michigan. Testing has remained steady, with an average of more than 30,000 per day, with the positive rate between 3 and 3.5 percent. The state reported its highest one-day testing total with more than 41,000 diagnostic tests on Aug. 21.

Hospitalizations have increased slightly over the last month but remain lower than in April. Ventilator use is at its lowest point since tracking.

Michigan has reported 80,678 recoveries. The state also reports “active cases,” which were listed at 20,600 on Tuesday. Michigan’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 661 on Tuesday. The state’s fatality rate is 6.1 percent.


‘Neighborhood Testing’ initiative

An additional five coronavirus (COVID-19) testing sites are opening this week throughout Michigan as part of the state’s “Neighborhood Testing” initiative.

In addition to no-cost COVID-19 testing sites throughout the state, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is partnering with community members to operate testing sites at locations such as churches, community colleges and nonprofit organizations.

This week, five new no-cost COVID-19 testing sites will open in Detroit, Lansing, Niles, Saginaw and Wayne.


Coronavirus headlines:


Michigan COVID-19 daily reported cases since Aug. 15:

  • Aug. 15 -- 1,015 new cases
  • Aug. 16 -- 565 new cases
  • Aug. 17 -- 465 new cases
  • Aug. 18 -- 477 new cases
  • Aug. 19 -- 616 new cases
  • Aug. 20 -- 419 new cases
  • Aug. 21 -- 374 new cases
  • Aug. 22 -- 953 new cases (higher number due to backlog)
  • Aug. 23 -- 768 (higher number due to backlog)
  • Aug. 24 -- 868 new cases
  • Aug. 25 -- 779 new cases
  • Aug. 26 -- 761 new cases
  • Aug. 27 -- 758 new cases
  • Aug. 28 -- 741 new cases
  • Aug. 29 -- 799 new cases
  • Aug. 30 -- 539 new cases
  • Aug. 31 -- 451 new cases
  • Sept. 1 -- 718 new cases
  • Sept. 2 -- 524 new cases
  • Sept. 3 -- 685 new cases
  • Sept. 4 -- 982 new cases
  • Sept. 5 -- 838 new cases
  • Sept. 6 -- 578 new cases
  • Sept. 7 -- 578 new cases
  • Sept. 8 -- 441 new cases
  • Sept. 9 -- 783 new cases

Michigan COVID-19 daily reported deaths since Aug. 15:

  • Aug. 15 -- 18 new deaths
  • Aug. 16 -- 6 new deaths
  • Aug. 17 -- 1 new death
  • Aug. 18 -- 15 new deaths (7 from vital records)
  • Aug. 19 -- 9 new deaths
  • Aug. 20 -- 19 new deaths
  • Aug. 21 -- 10 new deaths
  • Aug. 22 -- 11 new deaths
  • Aug. 23 -- 4 new deaths
  • Aug. 24 -- 4 new deaths
  • Aug. 25 -- 20 new deaths (6 from vital records)
  • Aug. 26 -- 7 new deaths
  • Aug. 27 -- 16 new deaths (15 from vital records)
  • Aug. 28 -- 6 new deaths
  • Aug. 29 -- 21 new deaths (7 from vital records)
  • Aug. 30 -- 6 new deaths
  • Aug. 31 -- 7 new deaths
  • Sept. 1 -- 15 new deaths (8 from vital records)
  • Sept. 2 -- 14 new deaths
  • Sept. 3 -- 10 new deaths (9 from vital records)
  • Sept. 4 -- 7 new deaths
  • Sept. 5 -- 8 new deaths
  • Sept. 6 -- 2 new deaths
  • Sept. 7 -- 2 new deaths
  • Sept. 8 -- 1 new death
  • Sept 9 -- 13 new deaths

Coronavirus resources:


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


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