The state health department reported the lowest number of single-day deaths since March 29 Sunday, with 25 deaths reported, bringing the state total to 4,551, according to data from the state.
The number of Michiganders affected by the novel coronavirus continues to increase as the state health department reports an additional 382 cases Sunday, raising the statewide total to 47,138 since the beginning of the outbreak.
Data also show 22,686 people have recovered from the coronavirus as of Friday, according to the state health department. This is defined by officials as cases who are 30 days out from their onset of illness.
As of Sunday, May 10, Allegan County has reported 150 cases of COVID-19 and two deaths from the disease. Ottawa County reported 388 cases and 19 deaths to date.
The average age of coronavirus deaths statewide is 75 years old. The state median age of those deceased as of Sunday is 76. The age range of those who have died due to the virus is 5 to 107, according to state data.
Michiganders in the 80-plus age range account for 11 percent of cases but make up 41 percent of deaths. Following that age range come those in the 70 to 79 range, who comprise 27 percent of deaths.
Among the confirmed cases, 53 percent are female, 46 percent are male and 1 percent are unknown. Men account for 53 percent of the deaths.
By race, African Americans — who count for 14 percent of the state's population — represent 32 percent of the state's confirmed cases and 41 percent of deaths. Caucasians account for 35 percent of the cases and 49 percent of deaths. Those of unknown race account for 18 percent of the cases and 5 percent of deaths.
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