Michigan reports a 2-day total of 6,283 new COVID-19 cases, 163 deaths Wednesday, Nov. 10 – Community News
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Michigan reports a 2-day total of 6,283 new COVID-19 cases, 163 deaths Wednesday, Nov. 10

Michigan added 6,283 new COVID-19 cases for Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 9-10, although health officials noted that the number of cases is likely an underestimate due to delays in processing lab results.

In addition, the state reported a two-day total of 163 new COVID-19 deaths, including 75 deaths in the 48-hour period and another 88 that were late additions discovered through a routine review of vital records by the Michigan Department of Health and Human services.

In the past week, Michigan has reported about 3,613 cases and 43 deaths per day. Both are down from last week, although it’s unclear whether delays in lab processing will lead to an increase in daily cases in the near future.

Since the start of the pandemic, 1,166,517 cases of coronavirus have been reported and 22,521 confirmed deaths. In addition, the state has reported 153,207 probable cases and 1,506 probable deaths, where a doctor and/or antigen test judged it to be COVID-19, but no confirmatory PCR test, which detects the presence of a virus, was done.

Below is a chart showing the seven-day average for new cases reported per day during the pandemic. (Can’t see the chart? Click here.)

State data shows that 64.4% of residents age 12 and older have received at least a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine. So far, 59.6% of that population has been fully vaccinated.

Below you will find a graph with the vaccination coverage per province for the over 12s. (Can’t see the chart? Click here.)

As of Wednesday, hospitals statewide were treating 2,728 adult patients and 59 children with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, including 635 patients in the ICU. Last week there were a total of 2,313 COVID patients.

In the past week, 14.9% of tests came back positive for COVID-19. That’s up from 12.6% last week and 11.4% the week before, indicating an ongoing upward trend. The latest rate is the highest since April.

Can’t see the graph? Click here.

Of Michigan’s 83 counties, only Missaukee reported no new cases on Wednesday. Wayne County had the most new cases with 966, while Oakland had 786, Macomb 491, Kent 374, Saginaw 218 and Genesee 201.

Based on new cases per 100,000 population, Baraga had the most new cases to report on Wednesday, followed by Keweenaw, Branch, Luce, Schoolcraft, Hillsdale, Iron, Saginaw, Montmorency and Monroe counties.

Fifty counties reported at least one new death, led by Wayne at 28, Macomb at 13 and Ingham at nine. Kent and Oakland each had eight, while Ottawa had seven, Genesee and St. Clair had five, and Eaton, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Livingston, Marquette, and Roscommon had four each.

The chart below shows new cases over the past 30 days based on symptom onset. In this chart, figures for the most recent days are incomplete due to the delay between people getting sick and getting a confirmed coronavirus test result, which can take up to a week or more.

You can pull up a map for each province and you can hover your cursor over a bar to see the date and number of cases.

Below is a chart that tracks the state’s seven-day average for reported COVID-19 deaths per day over the course of the pandemic. Can’t see the chart below? Click here.

For more nationwide data, visit MLive’s coronavirus data page.

To find a testing location near you, check out the state’s online test, email [email protected], or call 888-535-6136 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Read more on MLive:

COVID-19 Q&A: Will my husband’s sense of smell return? Is a booster necessary?

Why should children be vaccinated against COVID-19 and other questions answered by Michigan doctors?

Active COVID-19 outbreaks up 9% in Michigan, per November 8 report

University of Michigan reports spike in COVID-19 cases after Halloween, MSU game

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