417 deaths, 10,791 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan

Posted at 3:01 PM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 05:45:00-04

(WXYZ) — There are now 417 deaths and 10,791 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan, according to new numbers released by the state on Thursday.

That's up from 337 deaths and 9,334 cases from Wednesday.


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On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will host "The Governor's Town Hall" on all metro Detroit TV stations – including Channel 7 – at 7 p.m. You can submit questions for the governor on our Facebook page.

The breakdown of cases by age and deaths by age is below.

0-19 - 1% of cases, 0% of deaths
20-29 - 9% of cases, 1% of deaths
30-39 - 13% of cases, 2% of deaths
40-49 - 17% of cases, 7% of deaths
50-59 - 20% of cases, 12% of deaths
60-69 - 18% of cases, 20% of deaths
70-79 - 13% of cases, 25% of deaths
80+ - 8% of cases, 34% of deaths

Also Thursday, Whitmer and MDHHS Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun said that we could still be weeks away from the peak number of cases.

Whitmer also signed an executive order Thursday closing all K-12 school buildings for the remainder of the school year, unless restrictions are lifted.

District facilities can still be used by public school employees and contractors while also practicing social distancing. All Michigan high school seniors will be given the opportunity to graduate.

On Wednesday, she signed an executive order declaring a state of disaster for at least the next 70 days.

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