Just the Facts: Michigan COVID-19 Numbers for Monday May 4th.

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Welcome to week NINE 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: 43,950 which is a 196 person increase from the previous day.

*Deaths: 4,135 total deceased which is an 86 person increase from the previous day.

*Please note: These counts are representative of data in the Michigan Disease Surveillance System as of 4 p.m. on May 4, 2020. However, as the data backlog is still processing from a software issue, today’s numbers are not representative of the full data set since the May 3 report.

*Currently 9.4% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 90.6%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those who have tested positive.)

*The state is reporting that only 15,659 have recovered from COVID-19 since May 1st.


*Overall Percentage of Cases by Sex:

46% are Men

53% are Women

1% Unknown

*Overall Percentage of Deceased by Sex:

54% of Men (change of 0% from the previous day)

46% of Women (change of 0% from the previous day)

*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 17,314 cases or 39.4% of the total in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County account for 1,924 of the deaths in the state which are 46.6% 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.


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