COVID-19

Coronavirus death toll in Michigan exceeds 2,000; now nearly 30,000 cases

Since the state's first two cases were reported March 10, Michigan has become one of the nation's coronavirus hot spots.

Coronavirus cases across the state have reached 29,263 confirmed, with 2,093 deaths, according to numbers supplied by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday afternoon.

The majority of the cases are still concentrated in the southeastern corner of the state, but infections and deaths continue to increase all over Michigan.

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Kalamazoo County recently surpassed 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with eight deaths.

The average age of coronavirus death is now 73.6 years old, the median age is 75 and the range of virus-related deaths is 20 to 107 years old, according to state data.

Of the confirmed cases, 45% are male, 54% are female and 1% are unknown. Men account for 57% of the deaths.

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