Just The Facts: Michigan COVID-19 numbers for Wednesday May 13th

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Protesters rally at the State Capitol in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, April 30, 2020. Hoisting American flags and handmade signs, protesters returned to the state Capitol to denounce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-home order and business restrictions due to COVID-19 while lawmakers met to consider extending her coronavirus emergency declaration hours before it expires. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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: 48,391 which is a 370 person increase from the previous day.

*Deaths: 4,714 total deceased which is a 40 person increase from the previous day.

*Currently 9.7% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 90.3%. (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 ( including Detroit) number of cases confirmed 32,356 which accounts for 66.8% of the cases in the state.

*Combined tri-county area ( including Detroit) number of deaths confirmed 3,747 which accounts for 79.4% of the deaths in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 18,389 cases or 38.0% of the total in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County account for 2,156 of the deaths in the state which are 45.7% 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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