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Michigan surpasses 200,000 COVID-19 cases with 3,763 reported Friday, 43 new deaths

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Posted at 5:44 PM, Nov 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 17:44:34-05

(WXYZ) — There are 201,569 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 7,513 deaths in Michigan, the state reported Friday.

Related: Dr. Khaldun: If things don't change, we could see 100 COVID-19 deaths per day by December
Related: Whitmer: Michiganders need to do everything they can to slow COVID-19 spread

That's up 3,763 cases and 43 deaths from the previous day. Today's numbers come one day after Michigan set a single-day record with 5,710 cases reported Thursday.

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the state's chief medical executive, said Michigan could see up to 100 deaths per day from COVID-19 by the end of December if we don't change our behaviors.

The last time the state reported 100 or more deaths from COVID-19 in a single day was on April 30 with 101 deaths. The highest one-day death total was on April 16 with 164 deaths.

The overall case rate is 261 cases per million people per day. The state's percentage of positive tests is now at 7.5%.

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