The latest coronavirus updates: Friday, May 22, 2020

Posted at 4:14 AM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 09:17:13-04

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2:53 p.m.

The number of coronavirus deaths in Michigan is now at 5,158 while the number of cases is at 53,913, according to the latest numbers released by the State of Michigan on Friday afternoon.

That's up just 29 deaths and 403 cases from the day before. It's the third-lowest number of new cases in one day since March after 196 on May 4 and 370 on May 13.

2 p.m.

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan will give another coronavirus update on Friday afternoon.


Duggan will talk about business reopening plans and how those businesses can get PPE, and preview Everybody vs. COVID-19/ 2020 Census digital festival to be held May 29-30

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

Read our daily Coronavirus Live Blog for the latest updates and news on coronavirus.

Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Michigan, a timeline of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Southeast Michigan, and links to more information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC and the WHO.

View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.

Find out how you can help metro Detroit restaurants struggling during the pandemic.

See all of our Helping Each Other stories.

See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.