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Coronavirus Report: Michigan reports 1,558 new cases, 86 deaths over past 2 days

As of March 23, 2022, there are officially 7,619 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. 23, 2022 at 3:11 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Department of Health and Human Services reported 1,558 new cases of COVID and 86 deaths Wednesday.

During that timeframe, the state averaged 779 cases per day, a rise from Monday’s average of 475.

State totals now sit at 2,074,568 cases and 32,714 deaths since the pandemic began two years ago.

The hospitalizations have continued to drop. As of Wednesday, 468 adults are hospitalized with COVID, the lowest since late-July.

The state’s positivity dropped from Monday’s 4.35% to 3% Wednesday.

As of March 23, 2022, there are officially 7,619 confirmed cases of the omicron variant in the state.

CountyConfirmed COVID casesConfirmed Omicron casesCOVID-related deaths
Clinton County13,65914194
Eaton County22,15029373
Ingham County53,045101720
Jackson County34,14385522
Shiawassee County14,27814211

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