The state’s coronavirus case total has ballooned in the past two weeks, as there are now over 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan.
On March 12, just 11 days ago, there were only 12 confirmed cases in the state.
The city with the most of these cases is Detroit, with the city alone having 325 confirmed cases.
The state has also seen 9 deaths from the disease, with the latest being a Washtenaw County man with underlying health conditions.
Here is a list of details about the other 8 people who have passed thus far:
- A 52-year-old Macomb County man with underlying health conditions died Saturday at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital.
- A 71-year-old man with underlying health issues died Saturday at a Spectrum Health hospital in Kent County.
- A Detroit woman in her 90s died Friday, according to the Detroit Health Department. No other details of her death were released.
- An Oakland County woman in her 90s died Saturday at Henry Ford Hospital in West Bloomfield and had underlying health conditions.
- A 50-year-old Oakland County man with underlying health conditions died Friday, the Oakland County Health Division reported. It did not release additional details about the man.
- An 81-year-old Detroit woman with underlying health conditions died Thursday at Henry Ford Health System’s hospital in Detroit.
- A Detroit woman in her 50s, with underlying health conditions, died at McLaren Oakland Hospital on Thursday.
- A Southgate man in his 50s, with underlying health conditions, died early Wednesday at a Beaumont Hospital in Wayne County, the state’s first death from the virus.
Gov. Whitmer is expected to deliver an address to the state at 11am today. We will be reporting on the details of the address as soon as they develop.