There’s another sharp increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the state. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the number now stands at 1,791 with 24 deaths. In southwest Michigan, one case is in Allegan County, eight cases are in Berrien County, with three in Kalamazoo County. Cass, St. Joseph, and Van Buren counties remain without any confirmed COVID-19 cases. Kent and Ottawa counties numbers are up, with 31 in Kent and 15 in Ottawa.
The city of Detroit has 563 confirmed cases and eight of deaths, followed by Oakland County with 428 cases and four deaths. Wayne County has 310 cases and five deaths, and there are 225 in Macomb County, with three people there dying from the virus so far. As has been the case since Michigan began to have positive cases, the vast majority are in the metro Detroit area of Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties.