Michigan records 5th highest number of COVID-19 cases, 4th highest number of deaths in past week

Posted at 2:59 PM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 14:59:17-05

(WXYZ) — Michigan has recorded the fifth-highest number of cases and the fourth-highest number of deaths in the nation over the last seven days, according to the CDC COVID Data Tracker.

Additionally, Michigan has the seventh-highest hospitalization rate as a percent of total beds and sixth-highest number of COVID patients in the ICU, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

There were 415 deaths during the week of Nov. 8 and Nov. 14.

MDHHS says cases and deaths are continuing to increase at an exponential pace; they're rising in all age groups, races and ethnicities.

Since Oct. 1, the state case rate has increased 590% to the highest rates to date, the state said.

Outbreaks continue to rise in long-term care facilities, schools, in-person workplaces and restaurants/bars.

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