Michigan has lost 16 more people to the novel coronavirus and 758 more people tested positive, according to Thursday numbers from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Fifteen of these deaths were identified during a records review, in which officials later check if a COVID-19 infection was a contributing factor to a death.
The state’s totals are now 6,440 confirmed deaths and 99,958 confirmed cases.
The state has a fatality rate of 6.4% among known cases.
The state continued to have a relatively steady positivity rate of 3.58%, reporting 1,100 out of 30,726 diagnostic test results returned Wednesday were positive.
According to the coronavirus tracker, counties that are seeing higher case increases in the past 14 days are Isabella, Kent, Livingston, Calhoun, Grand Traverse, Wayne, and Monroe County.
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The state has reported 266 probable COVID-19 deaths and 10,385 probable cases.
The probable cases combined with the confirmed cases make for a cumulative total of 6,706 deaths and 110,343 cases.
Nisa Khan is a data intern for the Detroit Free Press. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow her on Twitter @mnisakhan.