Coronavirus Update: Michigan reports 16,137 new cases, 137 deaths over past 7 days

State totals now sit at 2,708,622 cases and 37,671 deaths since the pandemic began two years ago.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services releases COVID data every Tuesday.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services releases COVID data every Tuesday.(WILX)
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 4:43 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The amount of new coronavirus cases reported in Michigan has dropped Tuesday.

The Department of Health and Human Services reported 16,137 new cases of COVID and 137 deaths over the past seven days Tuesday.

During that timeframe, the state averaged about 2,305 cases per day, a decrease increase from last week’s average of 2,882 cases per day.

State totals now sit at 2,708,622 cases and 37,671 deaths since the pandemic began two years ago.

As of Tuesday, 1,016 adults are hospitalized in Michigan with COVID, an increase from the 917 hospitalized a week ago.

The state’s positivity rate reported Tuesday was 24.04%, an increase from the 21.26%, the week prior.

The next update will be Aug. 16.

CountyConfirmed COVID casesCOVID-related deathsNew cases per 100,000 people
Clinton County15,283200277.7
Eaton County25,078399200.4
Ingham County60,436768187.1
Jackson County37,965556240.4
Shiawassee County15,673215193.8

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