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Michigan COVID-19 Update Monday

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Updated: October 18, 2021 03:24 PM
Created: May 23, 2020 03:48 PM

* Michigan updates their COVID data on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. 

Health officials in Michigan report 8,496 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday through Monday, with 46 newly reported deaths. The average number of confirmed cases per day is 2,832. The number of deaths announced Friday includes 15 identified during a Vital Records review.

The total number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 across the state since the pandemic began is 1,090,021. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services lists the total number of confirmed deaths attributed to the disease caused by the coronavirus as 21,609.

According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, 68.4% of Michigan residents age 16 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of October 18.

Visit the Michigan Department of Health COVID-19 webpage for additional information.

Here is the breakdown of total confirmed cases and deaths as of Monday, October 18 in the Northland:

Gogebic County, MI: 1,373 cases (15 new cases)  (24 deaths)  
Ontonagon County, MI: 531 cases (3 new cases) (21 deaths)

Michigan COVID-19 thresholds:

  • 200,000 cases - Nov. 6, 2020
  • 300,000 cases - Nov. 21, 2020
  • 400,000 cases - Dec. 7, 2020
  • 500,000 cases - Jan. 4, 2021
  • 600,000 cases - March 10, 2021
  • 700,000 cases - April 5, 2021
  • 800,000 cases - April 21, 2021
  • 900,000 cases - July 27, 2021
  • 1,000,000 cases - September 22, 2021
  • 10,000 deaths - Dec. 8, 2020
  • 20,000 deaths - August 13, 2021

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering  reports 44,590,780 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. since the pandemic began. Approximately 238.9 million people have been infected worldwide with 4,869,812 deaths as of 10/13/2021, 11:21 p.m. CDT. There have been 717,158 deaths in the United States. Over 402 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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