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Michigan reports 14,678 new COVID-19 cases, 160 deaths

Detroit Free Press logo Detroit Free Press 9/27/2022 Emma Stein, Detroit Free Press
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The Michigan health department reported 14,678 COVID-19 cases over the last week, an average of 2,097 cases per day. There also were 160 new reported deaths over the last week.

Michigan now has a total of 2,836,167 cases and 38,624 deaths due to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, as of Tuesday. This includes both confirmed and probable cases.

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Michigan had a positivity rate of 15.1% Monday, reporting that 2,035 of 11,460 diagnostic test results returned were positive.

On Tuesday, the fatality rate among known cases was 1.4%. 

Contact Emma Stein: estein@freepress.com and follow her on Twitter @_emmastein.

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