Coronavirus in Michigan: Here’s what to know Sept. 11, 2020

1,313 new cases reported Friday in Michigan

Michigan COVID-19 data through Sept. 11, 2020.
Michigan COVID-19 data through Sept. 11, 2020. (WDIV)

DETROIT – The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 110,832 as of Friday, including 6,578 deaths, state officials report.

Friday’s update represents 1,313 new cases and nine additional deaths, the highest single-day total for cases since April. On Thursday, the state totals were 109,519 cases and 6,569 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 4 percent. The state reported its highest one-day testing total with more than 41,000 diagnostic tests on Aug. 21. On Sept. 9, the state’s percent of diagnostic tests that were positive was 3.06%.

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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 22,300 on Thursday. Michigan’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 732 on Thursday. The state’s fatality rate is 6.0 percent.

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