Coronavirus in Michigan: 23,500 active cases, 11,000 new test results
On Saturday, May 2, the state reported about 23,500 active cases of COVID-19, the lowest such total since April 13. We’ve been tracking the state’s active coronavirus cases right here, giving us a good look at the “curve” along with total COVID-19 cases reported to date in Michigan. The state also reported an additional 7,317 recoveries from the disease as of May 1, bringing the total to 15,659 recoveries from COVID-19 in Michigan. Also on Saturday, the state reported an additional 11,165 COVID-19 test results, of which only 1,127 were positive. Overall, the state of Michigan has reported a total 207,135 COVID-19 test results since April 17.
Michigan COVID-19 cases: State reports 3,237 recoveries
MICHIGAN – Health officials in the state of Michigan began reporting coronavirus (COVID-19) recoveries on April 8. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) reported 56 recoveries that day, then added another 377 on Saturday, April 11 to bring the total to 433 recoveries from COVID-19. As of Saturday, the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan climbed to 30,791, including 2,308 deaths, state officials report. Read More: Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 30,791; Death toll now at 2, 308 with 3,237 recoveriesWhat is a “recovery," exactly? Michigan reported its first confirmed cases of COVID-19 on March 10 and the first death associated with the virus on March 18.