Just the Facts: Michigan COVID-19 Numbers for Sunday May 10th

FILE - This July 19, 2002, file photo, shows the Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits of Mackinac from Mackinaw City, Mich. Officials tell The Associated Press that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge have reached a deal on replacing 65-year-old twin pipelines in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes. An announcement was scheduled for Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018. Officials tell the AP the agreement calls for shutting down the Line 5 pipes in the Straits of Mackinac connecting Lakes Huron and Michigan. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Welcome to week TEN 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: 47,138 which is a 382 person increase from the previous day.

*Deaths: 4,551 total deceased which is a 25 person increase from the previous day.

*Currently 9.6% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 90.4%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those who have tested positive.)

*The state is reporting that only 22,686 have recovered from COVID-19 since May 8th.

*Overall Percentage of Cases by Sex:

46% are Men

53% are Women

1% Unknown

*Overall Percentage of Deceased by Sex:

53% of Men (change of 0% from the previous day)

47% of Women (change of 0% from the previous day)

**At the suggestion of a reader of these posts, I will also be combining Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County totals being that is the bulk of Metro Detroit.**

*Combined tri-county area number of cases confirmed 22,067 which accounts for 46.8% of the cases in the state.

*Combined tri-county area number of deaths confirmed 2,451 which accounts for 53.8% of the deaths in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 18,075 cases or 38.3% of the total in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County account for 2,082 of the deaths in the state which are 46.0% 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.