The number of confirmed cases of coronovirus (COVID-19) in Michigan increased to 125,578 on Thursday, including 6,781 deaths.
Thursday’s update represented 891 new cases and 19 additional deaths, including 11 from critical records reviewed. On Wednesday, the state totals totaled 124,687 cases and 6,762 deaths.
The new COVID-19 cases and deaths are flat in Michigan. The test has held steady, with an average of over 30,000 tests per day, with a positive rate of over 3 percent in the last 10 days. The state reported its highest one-day trial on August 21, with more than 41,000 clinical trials.
Hospitalization has increased slightly over the past two weeks, but is near the lowest point since tracking the number of patients in critical care, dating back to April.
Michigan’s 7-day moving average for daily affairs was 867 on Wednesday, the highest since April 30. The death rate of the state is 5.4 percent. Michigan has reported 95,051 recoveries. The state also reports “active cases”, which were listed at 22,800 as of Wednesday.
According to Johns Hopkins University, there have been more than 2.8 million recoveries in the US, with more than 7.2 million cases reported across the country. More than 207,100 people have died in America
Worldwide, more than 34 million people have been confirmed infected and more than 1.05 million have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. The exact number is certainly much higher, due to limited testing, different ways nations count dead and deliberate under-reporting by some governments.
New daily Michigan COVID-19 totals from August 30
- August 30 – 539 new cases
- August 31 – 451 new cases
- 1 September – 718 new cases
- 2 September – 524 new cases
- September 3 – 685 new cases
- September 4 – 982 new cases
- September 5 – 838 new cases
- September 7 – 1,156 new cases (case number for two days)
- September 8 – 441 new cases
- September 9 – 783 new cases
- September 10 – 924 new cases
- September 11 – 1,313 new cases
- September 12 – 692 new cases
- 14 September – 1,088 new cases (case number for two days)
- 15 September – 571 new cases
- 16 September – 680 new cases
- September 17 – 829 new cases
- September 18 – 695 new cases
- September 19 – 483 new cases
- 21 September – 1,536 new cases (case number for two days)
- September 22 – 504 new cases
- 23 September – 705 new cases
- September 24 – 982 new cases
- September 25 – 929 new cases
- 26 September – 901 new cases
- 28 September – 1,308 new cases (case number for two days)
- September 29 – 898 new cases
- September 30 – 1,054 new cases
- 1 October – 891 new cases
Latest COVID-19 data in Michigan:
For most people, coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms that become apparent in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can lead to more serious illnesses, including pneumonia and death.
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Here is a charted timeline of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Michigan:
Here are the Michigan COVID-19 cases broken down by gender (see here if you are not looking at the table):
How COVID-19 expands
Spread from person to person
The virus is primarily believed to spread from person to person.
- Between people who are in close contact with each other (within about 6 feet).
- When an infected person coughs or sneezes, drops of breath are produced.
These drops can land in the mouth or nose of those who are nearby or possibly live in the lungs.
Can anyone spread the virus without getting sick?
- People are considered most contagious when they are most symptomatic (most sick).
- Some symptoms may be possible before people show symptoms; There have been reports of this happening with this new coronavirus, but the virus is not believed to be the main method of spreading.
Spreads by contact with contaminated surfaces or objects
It is possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object and applying the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes, but this is the main method of the virus. Not considered spreads.
How easily the virus spreads
The ease with which the virus spreads from one person to another can vary. Some viruses are highly contagious (easily spread) like measles, while other viruses do not spread easily. Another factor is whether the spread is constant, spreading continuously without stopping.
Prevention and treatment
There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent the disease is to avoid exposure to this virus. However, as a reminder, the CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
- Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue into the litter.
- Clean and disinfected objects and surfaces are often touched using regular household cleaning sprays or wipes.
- Wear a mask or face cover when going public.
Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; Before eating; And coughing, or sneezing, after running down your nose.
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Those who think they may be exposed to COVID-19 should contact their healthcare provider immediately.
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