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Coronavirus Report: Michigan reports 1,739 new cases, 240 deaths over past 2 days

As of March 9, 2022, there are officially 6,673 confirmed cases of the omicron variant in the state.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services releases COVID data on Mondays, Wednesdays...
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services releases COVID data on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.(WILX)
Published: Mar. 9, 2022 at 3:03 PM EST
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Department of Health and Human Services reported 1,739 new cases of COVID and 240 deaths Wednesday.

During that timeframe, the state averaged 870 cases per day.

The deaths include 220 identified during a vital records review.

State totals now sit at 2,064,093 cases and 32,374 deaths since the pandemic began almost two years ago.

The hospitalizations have continued to drop as well. As of Wednesday, 739 adults are hospitalized with COVID, the lowest since early-August.

The state’s positivity rate has dropped slightly from 4.88% Monday to 3.58%.

As of March 9, 2022, there are officially 6,673 confirmed cases of the omicron variant in the state.

CountyConfirmed COVID casesConfirmed Omicron casesCOVID-related deaths
Clinton County13,59814190
Eaton County22,02126368
Ingham County52,76492709
Jackson County34,02776514
Shiawassee County14,21412207

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