Updated: January 28, 2022 04:32 PM
Created: May 23, 2020 03:48 PM
* Michigan updates COVID data on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The data will not be updated on Friday, Dec. 31 due to the holiday.
Health officials in Michigan report 26,309 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 for Thursday and Friday, reflecting an average daily case count of 13,155 new cases per day. There were 173 new reported deaths over the same period. Deaths released Friday includes 121 deaths identified during a Vital Records review.
The total number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 across the state since the pandemic began is 1,959,371. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services lists the total number of confirmed deaths attributed to the disease caused by the coronavirus as 29,778.
According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, 65.1% of all Michigan residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of January 28. Of residents 5 and older, 58.7% have completed their vaccination series.
Visit the Michigan Department of Health COVID-19 webpage for additional information.
Here is the breakdown of total confirmed cases and deaths as of Friday, January 28 in the Northland:
Gogebic County, MI: 2,558 cases (31 new cases) (35 deaths)
Ontonagon County, MI: 822 cases (8 new cases) (32 deaths, including 2 reported Friday)
Michigan COVID-19 thresholds:
Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering reports 73,662,706 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. since the pandemic began. Approximately 367.9 million people have been infected worldwide with 5,643,264 deaths as of 1/28/2022 at 12:22 p.m. CST. There have been 879,988 deaths in the United States. Over 535.0 million doses of vaccine have been administered in the U.S.
According to the CDC, symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms include: Fever or chills, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fatigue, Muscle or body aches, Headache, New loss of taste or smell, Sore throat, Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhea.
Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately: Trouble breathing, Persistent pain or pressure in the chest, New confusion, Inability to wake or stay awake, Bluish lips or face. The CDC recommends calling your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.
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