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Coronavirus Report: Michigan reports 1,661 new cases, 33 deaths over past 2 days

As of April 1, 2022, there are officially 7,975 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: Apr. 1, 2022 at 2:59 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Department of Health and Human Services reported 1,661 new cases of COVID and 33 deaths Friday.

The deaths announced includes 27 deaths identified during a vital records review.

During that timeframe, the state averaged 831 cases per day.

Starting April 4, Michigan will switch to reporting COVID data once per week due to declining numbers. This will be the last Friday release of COVID data.

State totals now sit at 2,080,612 cases and 32,863 deaths since the pandemic began two years ago.

As of Friday, 388 adults are hospitalized with COVID.

The state’s positivity rate increased from Wednesday’s 4.46% to 5.04%.

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As of April 1, 2022, there are officially 7,975 confirmed cases of the omicron variant in the state.

CountyConfirmed COVID casesConfirmed Omicron casesCOVID-related deaths
Clinton County13,68714195
Eaton County22,20429374
Ingham County53,219112723
Jackson County34,20186524
Shiawassee County14,29715212

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