(CBS DETROIT) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced 86,009 coronavirus cases in the state and an additional 501 deaths on Wednesday.
This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 1,832,716 and 28,980 deaths as of Jan. 19.READ MORE: State Fears Confusion After Michigan Restaurant Wins In Dining Ban Case
Wednesday’s daily case count represents new referrals of confirmed cases to the MDSS since Friday, Jan. 14. Over the past five days (Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday), the average number of new confirmed cases is about 17,202 per day.
The deaths announced today include 346 deaths identified during a Vital Records review.READ MORE: MSU Police Find Body That Is Believed To Be Brendan Santo In Red Cedar River
In the state, as of Sept. 17, there has been a total of 906,096 recovered cases of COVID-19.MORE NEWS: Michigan Prisons Follows CDC, Allows COVID-Positive Staff To Work After 5 Days With Mild Symptoms
For the latest numbers, visit here. They are updated Tuesday and Friday with coronavirus updates included as of 3 p.m.