Michigan coronavirus cases up to 893,949; Death toll now at 19,707


DETROIT – The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 893,949 as of Friday, including 19,707 deaths, state officials report.

Friday’s update includes a total of 40 new cases and 15 additional deaths. On Thursday, the state announced a total of 893,909 cases and 19,692 deaths.

This is the fewest number of cases announced for a single day in Michigan since March 17, 2020, when there were 11 new cases.

Testing has been steady around 20,000 diagnostic tests reported per day on average, with the 7-day positive rate below 1.2% as of Tuesday, the lowest on record. Hospitalizations have declined over the last several weeks.


The state’s 7-day moving average for daily cases was 133 on Tuesday — the lowest since June 2020. The 7-day death average was 13 on Monday, the lowest since March. The state’s fatality rate is 2.2%. The state also reports “active cases,” which were listed at 14,000 on Monday.

Michigan has reported more than 9 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered as of Monday, with 61.2% of 16+ residents having received at least one dose while 52.2% of 16+ residents are considered fully vaccinated.

According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 33.5 million cases have been reported in the U.S., with more than 602,000 deaths reported from the virus. Globally, more than 2.7 billion vaccine doses have been administered, including more than 318 million doses in the U.S. alone.


Worldwide, more than 179 million people have been confirmed infected and more than 3.8 million have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. The true numbers are certainly much higher, because of limited testing, different ways nations count the dead and deliberate under-reporting by some governments.

  • June 8 — 293 new cases

  • June 9 — 257 new cases

  • June 10 — 301 new cases

  • June 11 — 318 new cases

  • June 12 — 198 new cases

  • June 14 — 338 new cases (case count for two days)

  • June 15 — 182 new cases

  • June 16 — 179 new cases

  • June 17 — 172 new cases

  • June 18 — 162 new cases

  • June 21 — 327 new cases (case count for three days)

  • June 22 — 91 new cases

  • June 23 — 174 new cases

  • June 24 — 153 new cases

  • June 25 — 40 new cases

Here is a charted timeline of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Michigan:

Here are Michigan COVID-19 cases broken down by gender (view here if you’re not seeing the table):

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