Michigan reports 2-day total of 9,764 new COVID-19 cases, 137 deaths Wednesday, Nov. 3


Michigan reported two-day totals of 9,764 new COVID-19 cases and 137 new deaths for Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 2-3.

Among the newly reported deaths, 75 were late additions that likely occurred outside the reporting period but were discovered recently through a state health department review of death records.

Over the last week, the state has average 3,879 cases and 46 deaths per day, according to statewide data released Wednesday afternoon. That’s up from 3,415 cases and 41 deaths per day a week ago.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 1,147,512 reported coronavirus cases and 22,384 confirmed deaths. Additionally, the state has reported 149,984 probable cases and 1,495 probable deaths, in which a physician and/or antigen test ruled it COVID-19 but no confirmatory PCR test, which detects the presence of a virus, was done.

Below is a chart that indicates the seven-day average for new cases reported per day throughout the pandemic. (Can’t see the chart? Click here.)

State data shows 64.1% of eligible residents have received at least a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine. So far, 59.4% of the population is fully vaccinated.

Below is a chart that shows vaccination rates by county for the 12 and older population. (Can’t see the chart? Click here.)

As of Monday, hospitals statewide were treating 2,274 adult patients and 39 children with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19, including 577 patients in the ICU and 287 on ventilators. Last week there were 2,247 total COVID patients.

Of the 42,696 diagnostic tests processed Tuesday, Nov. 2, about 14.6% came back positive. Over the last week, the state average has been 12.6% — up from 11.4% a week ago.

Can’t see the chart? Click here.

All 83 counties reported at least one new case of COVID-19 over the three-day period. Based on population, Keweenaw County led the way with 293.3 cases per 100,000 people, followed by Clare, Crawford, Schoolcraft, Iron, Baraga, Huron, Mason, Allegan and Muskegon.

As for total new cases, Wayne led the way with 1,440. Other top-reporting counties were Oakland with 977, Macomb with 765, Kent with 749, Ottawa with 418, Kalamazoo with 282, Muskegon with 278, Genesee with 277, Washtenaw with 262 and Saginaw with 235.

Fifty-three counties reported at least one new death, led by Wayne with 17, Macomb with 11 and Oakland with eight. Genesee and Jackson counties each reported seven new deaths, followed by Kalamazoo with six, and Gladwin, Hillsdale, Isabella, Midland and St. Clair counties with four each.

The chart below shows new cases for the past 30 days based on onset of symptoms. In this chart, numbers for the most recent days are incomplete because of the lag time between people getting sick and getting a confirmed coronavirus test result, which can take up to a week or more.

You can call up a chart for any county, and you can put your cursor over a bar to see the date and number of cases.

Below is a chart that tracks the state’s seven-day average for reported COVID-19 deaths per day over the course of the pandemic. Can’t see the chart below? Click here.

For more statewide data, visit MLive’s coronavirus data page.

To find a testing site near you, check out the state’s online test find send an email to COVID19@michigan.gov, or call 888-535-6136 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.

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