Coronavirus Report: Michigan reports 18,803 new cases, 327 deaths over past 2 days

As of Feb. 2, 2022, there are officially 2,032 confirmed cases of the omicron variant
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Published: Feb. 2, 2022 at 2:46 PM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The state health department reported 18,803 new cases of COVID-19 and 327 deaths over the past two days Wednesday.

During that timeframe, the state averaged 9,402 cases per day. 239 of the deaths were identified during a vital records review.

State totals now sit at 1,999,416 cases and 30,170 deaths since the pandemic began almost two years ago.

The state’s positivity rate has seen a steep decline, dropping to 17.55% Wednesday, the lowest it has been since Dec. 18, 2021.

As of Monday, 2,966 adults are hospitalized with COVID, about 1,000 less than last week.

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