COVID-19

Coronavirus infections decrease after a week of highs

New infections dipped below 400 Sunday after several days above 600.

State health officials reported 390 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday. That comes after several days of worryingly high new infection rates.

Michigan saw new infections of more than 600 on three days last week leading experts to worry about the potential for a second wave of the disease in the state.

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Sunday’s lower number is not predictive. The numbers reported by the state on weekends are typically lower since some county health departments do not report to the state on those days.

Michigan has a seven-day rolling average of 542 new cases per day.

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