Michoigan Covid: Here’s What to Know

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On Wednesday, Michigan reported 7,867 new cases of COVID-19 and 142 virus-related fatalities, for a total of 3,933.5 cases over two days. A examination of documents revealed 66 of the 142 fatalities disclosed on Wednesday.

With Wednesday’s data, Michigan now has a total of 1,120,357 verified COVID cases, with 22,060 fatalities. As of Monday, there were 1,112,490 cases and 21,918 fatalities, up from 1,112,490 cases and 21,918 deaths. The average number of diagnostic tests recorded per day has climbed to roughly 30,000, with the 7-day positive rate at 11.08 percent as of Wednesday, a very little reduction from last week. For several weeks, hospitalizations have been slowly increasing.

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As of Wednesday, Michigan has provided more than 10 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, with 68.8% of people aged 16 and up receiving at least one dose and 60.5 percent of residents aged 16 and up being completely vaccinated. On that day, the state’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 3,318. On Wednesday, the seven-day death average was 48. The mortality rate in the state is 2.0 percent. The state also keeps track of “active cases,” which numbered 116,000 as of Wednesday.

According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 242 million people have been verified infected worldwide, with more than 4.9 million deaths. Because of limited testing, varying methods nations tally the dead, and purposeful under-reporting by certain governments, the genuine numbers are very definitely far higher.

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Johns Hopkins University also reported, the virus has caused more than 45 million infections in the United States, with more than 731,000 fatalities. More than 6.7 billion vaccine doses have been delivered worldwide, with over 408 million doses provided in the United States alone.

People 65 and older, individuals 18 to 64 years old at high risk of severe COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions, and those at high risk of COVID-19 due to occupational or institutional exposure are all eligible for these boosters, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian, MDHHS chief medical officer, stated, “We must take whatever action we can to safeguard Michiganders, and that now includes booster doses for the different categories who are now eligible to get them.” “We know vaccinations work and that they are the only way to avoid a pandemic.” For some people, the FDA has approved a booster dosage to maintain and raise their degree of protection. There are plenty of immunizations available, and we encourage all eligible Michigan residents to receive their booster shot as soon as possible.”

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