Welcome to week EIGHT of posting numbers for COVID-19 here in the State of Michigan as released by the Official Michigan Government website. These are the numbers released earlier this afternoon by the State of Michigan
*The total number of confirmed cases: 40,399 which is a 1,137 person increase from the previous day.
*Deaths: 3,607 total deceased which is a 103 person increase from the previous day.
*Currently 8.9% of those that have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 91.1%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those that have tested positive.)
*The state is reporting that only 8,342 have recovered from COVID-19 since April 24th.
*Overall Percentage of Cases by Sex
45% are Men
54% are Women
*Overall Percentage of Deceased by Sex
54% of Men (change of 1% from the previous day)
46% of Women (change of -1% from the previous day)
*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 16,494 cases or 40.8% of the total in the state.
*Detroit and Wayne County account for 1,727 of the deaths in the state which are 47.0% of the current total in the state.
The city of Detroit is in the County of Wayne so that is why they are combined here.