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Michigan reports 318 new COVID-19 cases and eight more deaths

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Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 5:21 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WJRT) - COVID-19 hospitalizations and the percentage of positive tests continued their downward trend on Friday with new lows for 2021 so far.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reported 318 new COVID-19 illnesses on Friday a for total of 891,933. That was the seventh consecutive day with fewer than 400 new cases.

State health officials reported eight deaths attributed to the coronavirus on Friday, which increase Michigan’s total COVID-19 deaths to 19,487.

Coronavirus diagnostic testing remained steady with just over 20,00 tests completed on Thursday. The percentage of positive tests dropped to the lowest level on record at 1.67%.

The number of people hospitalized with confirmed or probable COVID-19 illnesses reached another new low for the year. As of Friday, 630 patients were hospitalized with confirmed or probable COVID-19 illnesses, which is down by 24 from Thursday. Of those, 554 patients have confirmed COVID-19 cases.

The numbers of COVID-19 patients in intensive care and on ventilators remained steady. As of Friday, Michigan hospitals were treating 177 coronavirus patients in intensive care and 103 of them were on ventilators.

Since Thursday, there is one fewer COVID-19 patient in intensive care and the same number on ventilators.

Michigan distributed over 11.241 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine as of Thursday, including 5.927 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 4.667 million doses of the Moderna vaccine and 646,400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Of those, nearly 8.601 million doses of vaccine have been administered to 4.709 million people statewide. A total of 48.7% of Michiganders age 12 and older are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 while 60% have received at least one dose of vaccine.

Here are totals for Mid-Michigan counties based on Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and local health department figures with the change from Thursday:

  • Genesee, 33,580 cases and 877 deaths, which is an increase of seven cases.
  • Saginaw, 19,978 cases and 593 deaths, which is an increase of three cases.
  • Arenac, 1,089 cases, 29 deaths and 980 recoveries, which is no change.
  • Bay, 10,562 cases and 337 deaths, which is an increase of three cases.
  • Clare, 2,043 cases, 82 deaths and 1,842 recoveries, which is no change.
  • Gladwin, 1,916 cases, 55 deaths and 1,739 recoveries, which is no change.
  • Gratiot, 3,224 cases and 116 deaths, which is no change.
  • Huron, 3,052 cases and 75 deaths, which is no change.
  • Iosco, 1,807 cases and 69 deaths, which is an increase of one case.
  • Isabella, 5,387 cases, 94 deaths and 5,026 recoveries, which is an increase of two cases.
  • Lapeer, 7,843 cases and 201 deaths, which is an increase of two cases.
  • Midland, 6,837 cases and 89 deaths, which is an increase of three cases.
  • Ogemaw, 1,472 cases and 42 deaths, which is an increase of one case.
  • Oscoda, 583 cases and 29 deaths, which is no change.
  • Roscommon, 1,619 cases, 51 deaths and 1,522 recoveries, which is an increase of two cases.
  • Sanilac, 3,734 cases and 117 deaths, which is no change.
  • Shiawassee, 5,715 cases, 103 deaths and 5,436 recoveries, which is an increase of one case.
  • Tuscola, 4,883 cases and 161 deaths, which is no change.

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