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Michigan COVID-19 Update Wednesday

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Updated: January 26, 2022 05:07 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 27,423 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 for Tuesday and Wednesday, reflecting an average daily case count of 13,712 new cases per day. There were 379 new reported deaths over the same period. Deaths released Wednesday includes 268 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 1,933,062. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services lists the total number of confirmed deaths attributed to the disease caused by the coronavirus as 29,605.

According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, 65.0% of all Michigan residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of January 26. Of residents 5 and older, 58.5% 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 Wednesday, January 26 in the Northland:

Gogebic County, MI: 2,527 cases (137 new cases) (35 deaths)
Ontonagon County, MI: 814 cases (4 new cases) (30 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
  • 1,300,000 cases - November 29, 2021
  • 1,400,000 cases
  • 1,500,000 cases - December 28, 2021
  • 1.600,000 cases - January 7, 2022
  • 10,000 deaths - Dec. 8, 2020
  • 20,000 deaths - August 13, 2021
  • 25,000 deaths - December 10, 2021

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering reports 72,247,263 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. since the pandemic began. Approximately 359.8 million people have been infected worldwide with 5,619,931 deaths as of 1/26/2022 at 11:22 a.m. CST. There have been 872,828 deaths in the United States. Over 532.5 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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