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Michigan COVID-19 Update

Michigan COVID-19 Update Photo: WDIO-TV/File

Susan Holt
Updated: July 14, 2020 07:13 PM

Health officials in Michigan say the number of positive cases of COVID-19 across the state is 70,306. There were 584 cases reported on Tuesday, with 6 deaths.

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services lists the total number of deaths attributed to the disease caused by the coronavirus as 6,081. Health officials say there have been over 1.5 million tests conducted across the state.

Here is the breakdown of cases as of Tuesday, July 14 in the Northland:

Gogebic County, MI: 15 cases (1 new case) (1 fatal)
Ontonagon County, MI: 1 case 

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

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering reports 3,387,053 cases of COVID-19 in the US. Approximately 13.1 million people have been infected worldwide with roughly 574,615 deaths as of 7/14/20 11:35AM. Medical personnel have conducted over 41 million tests in the United States so far.

COVID-19 is a viral respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus that has not been found in people before. Scientists continue to work on learning more about this new virus. 

According to the CDC, patients with confirmed COVID-19 have mild to severe respiratory problems, with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath. Some patients report having muscle aches, headache, sore throat, chills, and/or diarrhea.

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