State confirms 787 COVID-19 cases,11 in Ingham County

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LANSING, MI As of Saturday, there are now 787 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state of Michigan.

This is up nearly two hundred cases since Friday.

Ingham county currently has 11 confirmed cases, with Jackson County at one, Eaton County at two, and Clinton County at two confirmed cases.

According to the state, the death toll has risen to six.

Four in the city of Detroit, one in Oakland County, and one now in Wayne County.

Two elderly Detroit-area women have died from complications due to the coronavirus, bringing the number of fatalities in Michigan to six.

Detroit Health Department spokeswoman Vickie Winn confirmed the death of a Detroit woman in her 90s Saturday.

Henry Ford Health System also says a 90-year-old Oakland County woman with underlying health issues died Saturday at a hospital in West Bloomfield Township.

Michigan’s Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday reported an additional 238 cases.

That brings the statewide total to 787.

Oakland County officials also issued emergency orders closing all shopping malls and banning adults and children from using playground equipment.

The state updates its totals at 2 p.m. daily. The numbers often do not reflect an individual county’s case count because the counties may report confirmed cases a day earlier than the state. The state is now reporting positive tests as of 10 a.m. on the same day.

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