Michigan sees an average of 578 COVID cases per day on Sunday, Monday
State health officials reported 1,156 new cases of COVID-19 over the course of two days – Sunday and Monday. The state has stopped reporting coronavirus stats on Sundays.
On Saturday, the state reported 838 new cases of the coronavirus. Monday’s numbers bring the seven day moving average to 700 new cases per day.
The state also reported four new deaths over the course of Sunday and Monday.
Kalamazoo County reported 16 new cases since Friday. That comes after Western Michigan University on Friday reported 37 new infections among their staff and students over the course of the previous week.
There may be some overlap in those two numbers, but most COVID-19 infections are attributed to the county the infected person lists as their permanent residence.
The state’s coronavirus outbreak dashboard lists three outbreaks in the Kalamazoo region (southwest Michigan) as of September 3. One of those outbreaks was at a college or university, though state officials won’t identify the school. The other two outbreaks were at a long-term care facility and at a mass gathering, such as a rally or protest.
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