JUST THE FACTS: Michigan COVID-19 Numbers for July 6th 2020

AP Photo/Paul Sancya

Welcome to week EIGHTEEN 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: 66,173 which is a 297 person increase from the previous day. Deaths: 5,975 total deceased which is a 3 person increase from the previous day.

*Currently 9.0% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 91.0%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those who have tested positive.)

*The state is reporting that only 52,841 have recovered from COVID-19 since July 3rd.

*Overall Percentage of Cases by Sex:

47% are Men

53% are Women

1% Unknown

*Overall Percentage of Deceased by Sex:

52% 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 38,768 which accounts for 58.5% of the cases in the state.

*Combined tri-county area ( including Detroit) number of deaths confirmed 4,541 which accounts for 76.0% of the deaths in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 22,306 cases or 33.7% of the total in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County account for 2,610 of the deaths in the state which are 43.6% 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.