For the first time since September, Michigan is now below a 3% positivity rate as a seven-day average on coronavirus diagnostic tests.
And its seven-day average of new cases is the lowest since early July.
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 375 new confirmed cases a day
That’s down 49% from a seven-day average of 645 a week ago. The seven-day average of 375 new cases a day is the lowest average since July 5.
Michigan currently ranks 28th in the United States in average per-capita rates of new cases.
The top five counties in per-capita cases for May 30-June 5: Luce, Oscoda,] Montcalm, Baraga and St. Joseph.
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; 11 are at Level D; 25 at Level C; 29 at Level B; nine at Level A, and seven at the lowest level. Alger, Alcona, Iron, Mason 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 23-29.
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 2.7%
The seven-day positivity rate on coronavirus diagnostic tests was 4.1% a week ago.
In Saturday’s report. 2.2% of coronavirus test results reported on Friday 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: 876 inpatients
Michigan had 846 adult patients and 30 pediatric patients hospitalized with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 on Thursday, June 3. That includes 259 patients in the ICU.
By comparison, there were 1,183 hospitalizations with 328 patients in the ICU on Friday, May 28.
Deaths: The state is averaging 27 deaths a day
That compares to a seven-day daily average of 32 deaths a week ago.
A total of 192 deaths were reported in the last seven days, and 30 were people under age 60.
Vaccinations: 59.4% of adults have received at least one dose
As of Friday, June 4, a total of 4,808,167 residents have gotten at least one dose of vaccine, and 4,254,374 are fully vaccinated. That’s 49.1% and 42.6% of the total population respectively. The 59.4% is for ages 16 and older.
The state has not updated the other vaccination numbers since Wednesday. Here’s where they stood as of the June 2 report, with 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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