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Number of coronavirus cases increase in Michigan

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Posted at 9:29 PM, Mar 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 12:18:15-04

The number of coronavirus cases in Michigan has grown to 33 after the state announce eight more presumptive positive cases on Saturday.

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Those specimens will still have to be confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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The cases include:

  • Detroit, adult male with history of domestic travel and contact with someone with a confirmed case.
  • Oakland County, adult male with history of domestic travel.
  • Oakland County, adult male with unknown travel history.
  • Oakland County, adult female with history of contact with someone with a confirmed case.
  • Macomb County, adult male with no known travel history and no known contact with someone with a confirmed case.
  • Monroe County, adult female with history of domestic travel.
  • Wayne County, adult female with unknown travel history and no known contact with someone with a confirmed case.
  • Washtenaw County, adult female with history of contact with someone with a confirmed case.

The first two presumptive positive cases were confirmed on Tuesday, March 10 in Oakland County and Wayne County. On Thursday, March 12, 10 more presumptive positive cases were confirmed. On Friday, March 13, a total of 13 new cases were announced.

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COVID-19 symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus.

They include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

This is a rapidly evolving situation. Updates will be posted to Michigan.gov/Coronavirus [lnks.gd] and CDC.gov/Coronavirus [lnks.gd].