Numbers are the 7-day averages through
Jan. 14, 2022
Below are the key numbers for Michigan over the last 28 days: cases, deaths, test results and hospitalizations.
New data is released three times a week by the state and the numbers for the announcements from the last 28 days are below. The bars below represent the total number of cases or the daily average for each announcement, and the line represents the rolling 7-day average of new cases.
This chart represents new deaths announced. The state regularly includes deaths from previous days that were identified as part of a vital records review, therefore deaths included didn't necessarily occur during the time period for the announcement.
Hospitalization data includes adult and pediatric patients. ICU admissions are adults only.
For daily testing data, mouse over or tap each day to see the positivity rate for each day.
For data on COVID-19 outbreaks in schools around Michigan, click here.
Where are cases increasing? Where are they decreasing? The map below shows the difference in 7-day case average over the last two weeks.
In this map, see the current 7-day confirmed case average per 100,000 residents by county. Case thresholds are dictated by Michigan's Safe Start program.
As vaccine eligibility and other related mandates have changed, Michigan's targets have shifted, but the point has always been: Get as many Michigan residents as possible vaccinated. Here's how we're doing according to CDC data, which include Michigan residents vaccinated out of state.
The trend over time
Total confirmed cases in Michigan:
Residents fully vaccinated:
The first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan were announced on March 10, 2020 and the state's first death followed on March 19. Here's how the totals for each have grown since.
Michigan has seen progress and setbacks in preventing the spread of the virus. Here's how the daily case and death counts have changed since the beginning of the pandemic, including the 7-day average for each.
Hospitalizations and ICU admissions for confirmed COVID-19 patients have increased and decreased in correlation to the number of new cases in the state. Hospitalization data includes adult and pediatric patients. ICU admissions are adults only.
A breakdown of how the virus has affected people of different races in Michigan. The numbers below are likely low as race information was not available for 19% of cases and 5% of deaths as of March 31, 2021.
Diagnostic test results released by the state since the pandemic began in March. Mouse over or tap to see the positivity rate for each day.
Click here to find a coronavirus test site near you.
For information from local health departments in Michigan, visit these pages:
Wayne County (excluding Detroit)
About the data
Data collected from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Geography information is based on the residency of the patient.
Data gathering assistance provided by Mike Young, Yasmin Alameddine, Sandali Handagama, Satu Helin, Siqi Ji, Momina Khan, Saniya More, Sara Sheridan and Madeline Simpson of the Columbia University School of Journalism.
This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Michigan coronavirus cases: Tracking the COVID-19 pandemic