JUST THE FACTS: Michigan Covid-19 Numbers for July 29th

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Welcome to week TWENTY ONE 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: 80,172 which is a *996 person increase from the previous day. Deaths: 6,172 total deceased which is a 2 person increase from the previous day.

*Note on Daily Confirmed Cases (7/29/20): Due to a backlog of test results received from a commercial laboratory, today’s new daily confirmed case count contains approximately 300 that are attributable to older lab results. These cases will be sorted based on the onset (or specimen collection) date in the Daily Case tab of the dashboard.

*Currently 7.6% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 93.4%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those who have tested positive.)

*The state is reporting that only 57,502 have recovered from COVID-19 since July 24th.

*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 45,149 which accounts for 56.3% of the cases in the state.

*Combined tri-county area ( including Detroit) number of deaths confirmed 4,644 which accounts for 75.2% of the deaths in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 25,206 cases or 31.4% of the total in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County account for 2,668 of the deaths in the state which are 43.2% 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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