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11 new cases of coronavirus reported, bringing state's total to 65

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Posted at 2:05 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 20:38:46-04

(WXYZ) — 11 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Michigan, bringing the state's total to 65, according to new information released from the state.

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Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story reported 12 new cases. The 12 cases included one case previously announced on Monday

Full coverage: Coronavirus outbreak in Michigan

According to the state, the cases are:

– 2 males from Detroit
– 1 male from Ingham County
– 1 female from Jackson County
– 1 male from Leelanau County
– 2 males and 1 female from Macomb County
– 2 males from Oakland County
– 1 male from Otsego County
– 1 male from Wayne County

The state announced one additional case on Monday, and said daily updates would come at 2 p.m.

According to the state, 58 percent are men and 42 percent are women.

Percentages of case by age

0-19 – 3%
20-29 – 12%
30-39 – 14%
40-49 – 17%
50-59 – 14%
60-69 – 28%
70-79 – 9%
80 – 3%

25 of them are in the hospital and 32 are not in the hospital, with eight unknown.

Related: Coronavirus outbreak in Michigan: Here are the latest updates

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by County
Both state and federal officials are reminding people that there are several preventative measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and any other illness.

Those include:

– Washing your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
– Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
– Covering your mouth and nose with a tissue or upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing
– Avoiding contact with people who are sick
– Staying home if you are sick and contact your healthcare provider
– Practice social distancing

COVID-19 symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after the exposure to the virus. They include:
– Fever
– Cough
– Shortness of breath

Hospitals across the area have set up special hotlines for the coronavirus questions. Deatils on each below.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services - 888-535-6136
Ascension - 833-978-0649
Beaumont Health - 800-592-4784
Henry Ford Health System - 313-874-7500
Henry Ford Health System - 313-874-7500