Michigan Health Services announced 4,273 new cases of coronavirus and 73 new deaths on Wednesday, November 25.
The one-day case update was the smallest since Nov. 6, although the state still averages 6,710 cases per day over the past week, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Rights. Social services.
Michigan’s seven-day moving average for COVID-19 deaths – 82 – is the highest since May 6, and public health officials believe that number will continue to rise in the weeks to come.
Two weeks ago, the state averaged 5,313 cases and 50 deaths per day.
(The graph above shows Michigan’s 7-day moving average of new confirmed coronavirus cases. You can hover your cursor over a bar to see the number. You can also click the option just below the title to view the actual number of new cases reported by day.)
Hospital staffing and ICU bed capacity, as well as high test positivity rates, remain concerns for health experts.
Hospitalizations for confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 hit a new record on Wednesday with 4,063 hospital patients. Of these patients, 843 were in intensive care and 464 on ventilators.
Of the more than 60,000 tests processed on Tuesday, November 24, more than 13.4% came back positive for COVID-19. The rate has been above 10% for more than three weeks.
Since the start of the pandemic, Michigan has reported 324,779 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which 8,761 residents have died. The health department also followed 27,654 probable cases and 409 probable deaths.
Related: Coronavirus data by county as of Wednesday, November 25: 51 of 83 counties see increase in cases last week
(The graph above shows the 7-day moving average of Michigan deaths involving confirmed coronavirus cases. You can hover your cursor over a bar to see the number. You can also click the option just below the title. to see the actual number of new deaths reported per day.)
Below are online databases that allow readers to search county level data for the past month.
Cases daily it was reported to the State
The first is a graph showing the new cases reported to the state each day over the past month. This is based on when a confirmed coronavirus test is reported to the state, which means the patient first became ill several days previously.
You can call up a chart for any county, and you can hover your cursor over a bar to see the date and number of cases. (Monday issues cover both Monday and Sunday.)
(In a few cases, a county reported a negative number of new daily cases, following a retroactive reclassification by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. In these cases, we subtracted the cases from the date previous and put 0 in the reported date.)
The following graph below shows the new cases for the past month based on symptom onset. In this graph, the numbers for the most recent days are incomplete due to the delay between illness and getting a confirmed coronavirus test result, which can take up to a week or more.
You can call up a chart for any county, and you can hover your cursor over a bar to see the date and number of cases.
For more statewide data, visit MLive’s coronavirus data page, here.
To find a testing site near you, check out the state’s online test finder, here, email [email protected], or call 888-535-6136 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.
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