(WXYZ) — Michigan reported 10,293 new COVID-19 cases and 21 new deaths on Monday amid a continuing surge in cases, according to data from the state.
In total, the state has had 702,499 total cases and 16,239 deaths.
The new cases are over a two day period, and represent an average of 5,146 per day.
Cases in Michigan have been steadily increasing. The month of March brought massive increases in COVID-19 in Michigan, according to data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Active cases of COVID-19 are up more than 163% from March 1 through March 30, according to the data, and up more than 56% just over last week.
The increase in active cases coincides with a massive increase in daily new cases of COVID-19.
New public health orders are also in effect through the end of May for Detroit and Wayne County, citing a 235% increase in COVID-19 cases since mid-February.
As of April 2, 577,141 people have recovered from the virus.
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