Michigan Covid-19 Update
After weeks of a consistent downward trend, Michigan's average new daily Covid-19 cases have doubled over the last 5 days.
In April Michigan had the 3rd most new Covid-19 daily cases (peaking just below 2,000 new daily cases) and 2nd most deaths due to Covid-19 in the United States. As of January 5th, Michigan is averaging 1,095 new daily Covid-19 cases over the last 7 days. We are losing an average of 28 people a day to the virus in Michigan. Get the full break down below.
Michigan reported an astounding 206 Covid related deaths on Saturday, December 12th. That is the second most deadly day in Michigan with Covid-19 as the cause of death. We lost 232 people on April 21st.
Here's a look at Michigan, Indiana and Ohio:
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Get more in depth break downs for the state of Michigan by clicking here.
The major concern now is that more people will be around others in doors as the temps drop through the Fall and Winter months. That could lead to even more Covid-19 cases.
The best way to prevent the spread of Covid-19 is by social distancing and wearing a mask. These measures have somehow become political. The fact is this virus doesn't care about your political affiliation. Get more info from the CDC on how to protect yourself and those around you by clicking here.
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