Here’s what you need to know February 18, 2022
Here’s what you need to know February 18, 2022

Here’s what you need to know February 18, 2022

DETROIT – reported Michigan 4,271 new cases of COVID-19 and 312 virus-related deaths Wednesday – an average of 2,135.5 cases over a two-day period.

The deaths announced Wednesday include 274 identified during a Vital Records review.

Wednesday’s update brings the total number of confirmed COVID cases in Michigan to 2,042,013, including 31,271 deaths. These figures have risen from 2,037,742 cases and 30,959 deaths, from Monday.

Testing has increased to about 50,000 to 60,000 diagnostic tests reported per day on average, with 7-day positive rate at 10.73% pr. February 16 – the lowest it has been since October. Admissions has fallen over the last three weeks.

Statens 7-day moving average for daily cases was 2,195 Monday, February 16, lower than the previous week. That The 7-day death average was 86 on February 16th. The state mortality rate is 1.5%.

Michigan has reviewed more than 11.2 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered per February 14 with 69.9% of 16+ residents have received at least one dose while 64.1% of 16+ residents considered fully vaccinated.

Across the entire Michigan population, 65.7% have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine.

According to Johns Hopkins University is more than 76 million cases has been reported in the United States, with more than 902,200 deaths reported from the virus. Globally more than 10 billion vaccine doses has been administered, including more than 539 million doses alone in the United States.

Worldwide more than 393 million people have been confirmed infected and more than 5.7 million are dead, according to Johns Hopkins University. The true numbers are certainly much higher due to limited testing, different ways in which nations count the dead, and deliberate underreporting by some governments.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is updates its COVID-19 masking guide as the state enters a “recovery” phase following an increase in viral infections and hospitalizations.

After weeks of a record-breaking increase in COVID-19 spread across Michigan, state numbers have shown one promising decline. The daily number of new COVID-19 cases has dropped significantly compared to last month, and the state’s 7-day positive test rate is lowest it has been since the end of October.

“These trends are consistent and pointing in the right direction,” said Bob Riney, president of health operations and COO at Henry Ford Health.

Michigan COVID-19 daily reported cases since January 1:

  • January 1 – 12,247 new cases

  • January 2 – 12,247 new cases

  • January 3 – 12,247 new cases

  • January 4 – 13,673 new cases

  • January 5 – 13,673 new cases

  • January 6 – 20,346 new cases

  • January 7 – 20,346 new cases

  • January 8 – 14,841 new cases

  • January 9 – 14,841 new cases

  • January 10 – 14,842 new cases

  • January 11 – 14,229 new cases

  • January 12 – 14,229 new cases

  • January 13 – 18,557 new cases

  • January 14 – 18,557 new cases

  • January 15 – 17,201 new cases

  • January 16 – 17,202 new cases

  • January 17 – 17,202 new cases

  • January 18 – 17,202 new cases

  • January 19 – 17,202 new cases

  • January 20 – 16,775 new cases

  • January 21 – 16,776 new cases

  • January 22 – 13,124 new cases

  • January 23 – 13,124 new cases

  • January 24 – 13,124 new cases

  • January 25 – 13,711 new cases

  • January 26 – 13,712 new cases

  • January 27 – 13,155 new cases

  • January 28 – 13,154 new cases

  • January 29 – 7,080 new cases

  • January 30 – 7,081 new cases

  • January 31 – 7,081 new cases

  • February 1 – 9,401 new cases

  • February 2 – 9,402 new cases

  • February 3 – 4,902 new cases

  • February 4 – 4,903 new cases

  • February 5 – 3,299 new cases

  • February 6 – 3,299 new cases

  • February 7 – 3,300 new cases

  • February 8 – 3,764 new cases

  • February 9 – 3,763 new cases

  • February 10 – 2,858 new cases

  • February 11 – 2,858 new cases

  • February 12 – 1,793 new cases

  • February 13 – 1,793 new cases

  • February 14 – 1,794 new cases

  • Michigan COVID-19 daily reported deaths since January 1:

  • January 1 – 60 new deaths

  • January 2 – 60 new deaths

  • January 3 – 60 new deaths (172 from the last five days from vital records)

  • January 4 – 138 new deaths

  • January 5 – 139 new deaths (165 from the last two days of vital records)

  • January 6 – 129 new deaths

  • January 7 – 130 new deaths (136 from the last two days from vital records)

  • January 8 – 18 new deaths

  • January 9 – 19 new deaths

  • January 10 – 19 new deaths

  • January 11 – 175 new deaths

  • January 12 – 175 new deaths (282 from the last two days of vital records)

  • January 13 – 125 new deaths

  • January 14 – 126 new deaths (140 from last two days from vital records)

  • January 15 – 100 new deaths

  • January 16 – 100 new deaths

  • January 17 – 100 new deaths

  • January 18 – 100 new deaths

  • January 19 – 101 new deaths (346 from the last two days from vital records)

  • January 20 – 105 new deaths

  • January 21 – 105 new deaths (79 from last two days from vital records)

  • January 22 – 12 new deaths

  • January 23 – 12 new deaths

  • January 24 – 12 new deaths

  • January 25 – 190 new deaths

  • January 26 – 189 new deaths (268 from the last two days from vital records)

  • January 27 – 86 new deaths

  • January 28 – 87 new deaths (121 from the last two days from vital records)

  • January 29 – 21 new deaths

  • January 30 – 22 new deaths

  • January 31 – 22 new deaths

  • February 1 – 163 new deaths

  • February 2 – 164 new deaths (239 from the last two days from vital records)

  • February 3 – 104 new deaths

  • February 4 – 105 new deaths (155 from last two days from vital records)

  • February 5 – 12 new deaths

  • February 6 – 13 new deaths

  • February 7 – 13 new deaths

  • February 8 – 165 new deaths

  • February 9 – 165 new deaths (239 from the last two days from vital records)

  • February 10 – 76 new deaths

  • February 11 – 76 new deaths

  • February 12 – 20 new deaths

  • February 13 – 20 new deaths

  • February 14 – 20 new deaths

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