Welcome to week E-L-E-V-E-N 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: 53,913 which is a 403 person increase from the previous day.
*Deaths: 5,158 total deceased which is a 29 person increase from the previous day.
*Currently 9.5% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 90.5%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those who have tested positive.)
*The state is reporting that only 28,234 have recovered from COVID-19 since May 16th.
*Overall Percentage of Cases by Sex:
47% are Men
53% are Women
*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 34,178 which accounts for 63.3% of the cases in the state.
*Combined tri-county area ( including Detroit) number of deaths confirmed 4,030 which accounts for 78.3% of the deaths in the state.
*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 19,602 cases or 36.3% of the total in the state.
*Detroit and Wayne County account for 2,323 of the deaths in the state which are 45.0% 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.