Coronavirus Update: Michigan reports 27,705 new cases, 76 deaths over past 7 days

As of May 11, 2022, there are officially 11,928 confirmed cases of the omicron variant in the state.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services releases COVID data every Wednesday.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services releases COVID data every Wednesday.(WILX)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 3:07 PM EDT|Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 6:50 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The Department of Health and Human Services reported 18,945 new cases of COVID and 62 deaths over the past seven days Wednesday.

During that timeframe, the state averaged 3,958 cases per day, a significant increase from last week’s average of 2,706 cases per day.

State totals now sit at 2,472,596 cases and 36,140 deaths since the pandemic began two years ago.

As of May 11, two counties in Mid-Michigan -- Livingston and Clinton -- have their COVID-19 Community Levels at “Medium.” Most counties across the state are still at “Low.”

As of Wednesday, 793 adults are hospitalized in Michigan with COVID, another increase from the 634 hospitalized a week ago.

The state’s positivity reported Wednesday was 14.32%, a slight decrease from the 17.54% reported a week prior.

As of May 11, 2022, there are officially 11,928 confirmed cases of the omicron variant in the state.

The next COVID update from the state will be May 18.

CountyConfirmed COVID casesConfirmed Omicron casesCOVID-related deathsNew cases per 100,000 people
Clinton County14,08115194231.2
Eaton County22,83234382152.4
Ingham County55,171132735199.7
Jackson County35,017121531163.4
Shiawassee County14,6011921434.5

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