Coronavirus Update: Michigan reports 15,578 new cases, 137 deaths over past 7 days

As of June 15, 2022, there are officially 13,817 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: Jun. 15, 2022 at 3:09 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - For the fourth consecutive week, the amount of new coronavirus cases reported in Michigan has dropped.

The Department of Health and Human Services reported 15,578 new cases of COVID and 137 deaths over the past seven days Wednesday.

During that timeframe, the state averaged about 2,225 cases per day, a decrease from last week’s average of 2,636 cases per day.

State totals now sit at 2,581,397 cases and 36,675 deaths since the pandemic began two years ago.

As of Wednesday, 756 adults are hospitalized in Michigan with COVID, a significant decrease from the 817 hospitalized a week ago.

The state’s positivity reported Wednesday was 9.01%, another decrease from the 9.65% last week.

As of June 15, 2022, there are officially 13,817 confirmed cases of the omicron variant in the state.

The next COVID update from the state will be June 22.

CountyConfirmed COVID casesConfirmed Omicron casesCOVID-related deathsNew cases per 100,000 people
Clinton County14,58527195163.3
Eaton County23,89342388234.9
Ingham County57,531150746176.5
Jackson County36,216159539167.8
Shiawassee County15,04835214123.3

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