Michigan reports highest COVID-19 daily average case count since beginning of pandemic

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The Michigan health department reported 27,346 new coronavirus cases over a two-day period Wednesday, an average of 13,673 cases per day, the highest daily average since the start of the pandemic.

This brings Michigan to 1,595,919 total confirmed cases.

Another 277 coronavirus-related deaths were also reported Wednesday, 165 of which were identified in a regular vital records review. This increases the state's COVID-19 death toll to 27,563.

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Of 75,669 confirmatory tests reported by the health department Tuesday, 23,303 yielded positive results for a positivity rate of 30.8%.

Data from the health department include 212,819 probable cases and 2,096 probable deaths, for a total of 1,808,738 cases and 29,659 deaths.

mmarini@freepress.com

This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Michigan reports highest COVID-19 daily case count yet

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