Eighty of Michigan’s 83 counties now have a seven-day average positivity rate below 7% on coronavirus diagnostic tests.
The three exceptions: Oscoda, Ionia and Ogemaw.
And 66 counties are at or below 5% as a seven-day average, including all 10 of the state’s most-populated counties.
Washtenaw has an average of 1.2% and Oakland is at 2.7%. The current seven-day statewide average is 3.2%
Below is a closer look at state and county numbers for new cases and positivity rates, as well as statewide numbers on hospitalizations, deaths and vaccinations.
New cases: The state is averaging 407 new confirmed cases a day
That’s down 49% from a seven-day average of 800 a week ago. Michigan currently ranks No. 21 in the United States in average per-capita rates of new cases.
The top five counties in per-capita cases for May 28-June 3: Baraga, Oscoda, Luce, Montcalm and Newaygo.
Below is an online database that allows readers to see the number of new coronavirus cases in the past seven days compared to the previous week, as well as the per capita number that adjusts for population. The arrows indicate whether the total number of new cases reported in the last seven days has gone up or down compared to the previous seven days.
The map below is shaded based on the state’s six risk-assessment levels. Currently, only two of the state’s 83 counties are at E, the highest level; 10 are at Level D; 31 at Level C; 21 at Level B; 16 at Level A, and Cheboygan, Alger and Keweenaw counties reported no new cases in the past week.
The arrows indicate whether the total number of new cases reported in the last seven days has gone up or down compared to May 21-27.
Readers can put their cursor over a county to see the underlying data. (Hint: You can drag the map with your cursor to see the entire U.P.)
Positivity rate: The seven-day average is now 3.2%
The seven-day positivity rate on coronavirus diagnostic tests was 4.6% a week ago.
In Thursday’s report. 2.4% of coronavirus test results reported on Wednesday were positive.
The chart below allows you to look up any county by name to see the seven-day average positivity rate. The chart compares the average from the past seven days to the average for the previous week.
The interactive map below shows the seven-day average testing rate by county. You can put your cursor over a county to see the underlying data.
Hospitalizations: 917 inpatients
Michigan had 883 adult patients and 34 pediatric patients hospitalized with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 on Thursday, June 3. That includes 263 patients in the ICU.
By comparison, there were 1,255 hospitalizations with 349 patients in the ICU on Thursday, May 27.
Deaths: The state is averaging 22 deaths a day
That compares to a seven-day daily average of 39 deaths a week ago.
A total of 157 deaths were reported in the last seven days, and 35 were people under age 60.
Vaccinations: 59.2% of adults have received at least one dose
As of Wednesday, June 2, a total of 4,796,414 residents have gotten at least one dose of vaccine, and 4,021,606 — or 47% of those age 12 and older — are fully vaccinated.
Below is a breakdown by age group of Michigan residents who have gotten at least one dose of vaccine and those who are fully immunized.
- 75 and older: 77% initiated; 72% completed.
- 65 to 74: 79% initiated; 75% completed.
- 50 to 64: 63% initiated; 57% completed.
- 40 to 49: 51% initiated; 44% completed.
- 30 to 39: 47% initiated; 40% completed.
- 20 to 29: 36% initiated; 30% completed.
- 16 to 19: 35% initiated; 27% completed.
- 12 to 15: 20% initiated; 0% completed.
There are now 19 counties where at least 60% of those age 16 and older have received at least one dose of vaccine: Leelanau (75%), Grand Traverse (68%), Washtenaw (66%), Emmet (65%), Oakland (66%), Keweenaw (64%), Benzie (64%) , Charlevoix (64%), Wayne outside of the city of Detroit (63%), Alger (62%), Marquette (61%), Mason (61%), Kent (61%), Presque Isle (61%), Mackinac (61%), Midland (61%), Clinton (60%), Kalamazoo (60%) and Ontonagon (60%).
The interactive map below shows the number of adults per capita who have received as least one dose of vaccine so far. The numbers are based on residence of the vaccine recipient vs. where the the vaccine was given.
You can hold your cursor over a county to see the underlying data, which includes a breakdown by four age groups: Those 65 and older, who have been eligible for vaccines since January; 50 to 64, most of whom have been eligible since early to mid-March, and those age 16 to 49, most of whom become eligible April 5, and age 12 to 15, who became eligible May 12.
State’s overall risk assessment: All 8 regions at Level D
All eight Michigan’s MI Start regions are now at Level D in the state’s overall risk assessment.
In assigning the risk scores, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services looks at factors such as new cases and deaths per capita, test positivity rates, number of tests administered and emergency department visits for COVID-19 symptoms. The scale used by MDHHS has six levels — “low” plus Levels A-E.
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