JUST THE FACTS: Michigan COVID-19 Numbers for August 30th

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Welcome to week TWENTY-SIX 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: 102,017 which is a 536 person increase from the previous day. Deaths: 6,473 total deceased which is a 6 person increase from the previous day.

*Currently 6.3% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 94.7%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those who have tested positive.)

*The state is reporting that only 76,151 have recovered from COVID-19 since August 28th.

*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 56,026 which accounts for 54.9% of the cases in the state.

*Combined tri-county area ( including Detroit) number of deaths confirmed 4,792 which accounts for 74.0% of the deaths in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 29,322 cases, or 28.7% of the total in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County account for 2,738 of the deaths in the state which are 42.2% 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.