Welcome to week THIRTY-TWO 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: 136,465 which is a 1,809 person increase from the previous day. Deaths: 6,898 total deceased which is a 7 person increase from the previous day.
Note on cases (10/12/20): Today’s daily case count represents new referrals of confirmed cases to the MDSS since Saturday, October 10th. Over the two days, Sunday and Monday, the average number of new confirmed cases is ~904 per day.
*Currently 5.0% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 95.0%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those who have tested positive.)
*The state is reporting that only 104,271 have recovered from COVID-19 since October 9th.
*Overall Percentage of Cases by Sex:
47% are Men
53% are Women
*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 67,196 which accounts for 49.2% of the cases in the state.
*Combined tri-county area (including Detroit) number of deaths confirmed 5,001 which accounts for 72.4% of the deaths in the state.
*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 34,244 cases or 25.0% of the total in the state.
*Detroit and Wayne County account for 2,839 of the deaths in the state which are 41.1% 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.