Michigan Reports 1,197 New Coronavirus Cases, 22 Deaths Thursday

MICHIGAN — More than 132,000 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in Michigan as of Thursday morning, according to the latest data released by state health officials.

Michigan added 1,197 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the total number of reported cases in the state to 132,039. Michigan reported 22 more COVID-19 deaths as well, increasing the coronavirus death toll in the state to 6,869.

Nearly 100,000 people in Michigan have recovered from the virus, officials said on Saturday.

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According to the World Health Organization, Michigan is 17th in the U.S. in reported COVID-19 cases. Michigan is 10th in the nation in COVID-19 deaths.

More than 7.8 million COVID-19 cases have been reported in the U.S., according to the World Health Organization. That number includes more than 217,000 deaths and over 5 million recoveries.

Over 36.6 million cases of the coronavirus have been reported worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. More than 1 million people have died from the virus worldwide, while over 27.5 million have recovered from the virus.

This article originally appeared on the Detroit Patch

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