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184 deaths, 6,498 positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Michigan

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Posted at 2:59 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 06:03:04-04

(WXYZ) — There are now 184 deaths and 6,498 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to a state map showing the COVID-19 outbreak.

That's up from 132 deaths and 5,486 confirmed cases announced on Sunday. The map, which can be viewed here, is from Michigan State Police's Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division.

The state reports that the reported deaths range in age of 25-97 years old, with the average age of 64.4 and the median age of 65 years old.

Wayne County has the highest total cases with 3,195 – which includes Detroit's numbers, which are not separate in the map. They are separated on the state's coronavirus website.

Oakland County is next with 1,365 cases, followed by Macomb County with 728, Washtenaw County with 266 and Genesee County with 150.

The age breakdown is below:

0-19 – 71
20-29 – 592
30-39 – 826
40-49 – 1.1K
50-59 – 1.3K
60-69 – 1.2K
70-79 – 876
80+ – 533

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Michigan is still several weeks away from a peak in COVID-19 cases, Chief Health Director Dr. Joneigh Khaldun says.

In a press conference on Monday, Khaldun said several hospitals in Michigan are at capacity, so the state is focusing on utilizing alternative, nontraditional sites of care. Detroit's TCF Center has already been identified as one.

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