Michigan COVID numbers dip back down
State officials reported 446 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday – still a high number relative to recent weeks, but less than Wednesday’s total. On Wednesday, officials reported 610 new cases.
The current rolling seven-day average of new cases is 430. That number is still high compared to most of June, when the average stayed below 200.
Hospitalizations and fatalities are lower than they were in June. The state reported 349 COVID-19 patients in hospital on Tuesday. Eight people died from COVID-19 on Thursday.
State officials emphasize that fatalities and hospitalizations are lagging indicators, meaning they result from COVID-19 infections in previous weeks.
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