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In this Thursday, May 21, 2020 photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speeks during a news conference in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer is relaxing coronavirus restrictions to lift a ban on nonessential medical and dental procedures, reopen retail shops and let residents gather in groups of 10 or less. The small social gatherings can start immediately. Retails stores and auto dealerships can reopen by appointment only starting Tuesday. Medical, dental and veterinary offices can resume nonessential procedures beginning May 29. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, Pool)

Welcome to week T-W-E-L-V-E of posting numbers for COVID-19 here in the State of Michigan as released by the Official Michigan Government website. These are the numbers released earlier this afternoon by the State of Michigan

*The total number of confirmed cases: 55,104 which is a 223 person increase from the previous day.

*Deaths: 5,266 total deceased which is a 26 person increase from the previous day.

*Currently 9.5% of those who have been confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 have perished. This leaves the survival rate currently at 90.5%. (This does NOT reflect all 9.9 million people in the state, just those who have tested positive.)

*The state is reporting that only 33,168 have recovered from COVID-19 since May 22nd.

*Overall Percentage of Cases by Sex:

47% are Men

53% are Women

1% Unknown

*Overall Percentage of Deceased by Sex:

53% of Men (change of 0% from the previous day)

47% of Women (change of 0% from the previous day)

**At the suggestion of a reader of these posts, I will also be combining Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County totals being that is the bulk of Metro Detroit.**

*Combined tri-county area ( including Detroit) number of cases confirmed 34,694 which accounts for 62.9% of the cases in the state.

*Combined tri-county area ( including Detroit) number of deaths confirmed 4,105 which accounts for 77.9% of the deaths in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County lead the state with 19,926 cases or 36.1% of the total in the state.

*Detroit and Wayne County account for 2,368 of the deaths in the state which are 44.9% of the current total in the state.

The city of Detroit is in the County of Wayne so that is why they are combined here.

T.LaDuke
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