Michigan Coronavirus Map and Case Count

Tracking Coronavirus in Michigan: Latest Map and Case Count

New reported cases

5,000
10,000 cases
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
New cases
7–day average
2,672

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

Tests

Apr. 2020 May 2021

Hospitalized

Apr. 2020 May 2021

Deaths

Apr. 2020 May 2021
Avg. on May 11 14-Day Change Total Reported
cases 2,672 –45% 966,735
tests 34,794 –28%
hospitalized 2,595 –32%
deaths 66 –4% 19,500
About this data Sources: State and local health agencies (cases, deaths); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (tests, hospitalizations). Tests, hospitalizations and deaths show seven-day averages. Hospitalization data may not yet be available for yesterday. Figures shown are the most recent data available.
About this data The hot spots map shows the share of population with a new reported case over the last week.

Vaccinations

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Fully vaccinated

37%

At least one dose

45%
About this data Source: Centers for Disease Control. Percentage vaccinated is based on all residents including children, who are not currently eligible to be vaccinated.

Vaccinations

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Fully vaccinated

37%

At least one dose

45%
About this data Source: Centers for Disease Control. Percentage vaccinated is based on all residents including children, who are not currently eligible to be vaccinated.
Reopening criteria set Two weeks after 65 percent of eligible residents have received at least one vaccine dose. Masks mandatory indoors
  • What’s closed
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In late April, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, introduced a new plan for gradually lifting restrictions based on vaccination rates. Capacity limits for businesses will lift two weeks after 65 percent of eligible residents have been vaccinated, and the gatherings and face mask order will end two weeks after 70 percent of eligible residents have been vaccinated. The first step of the plan, which is set to begin May 24, will allow in-person work to resume across all sectors. More details ›

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Covid-19 risk in your area ›

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Reopening criteria set Two weeks after 65 percent of eligible residents have received at least one vaccine dose. Masks mandatory indoors
  • What’s closed
  • Entertainment
    Night clubs

In late April, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, introduced a new plan for gradually lifting restrictions based on vaccination rates. Capacity limits for businesses will lift two weeks after 65 percent of eligible residents have been vaccinated, and the gatherings and face mask order will end two weeks after 70 percent of eligible residents have been vaccinated. The first step of the plan, which is set to begin May 24, will allow in-person work to resume across all sectors. More details ›

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Covid-19 risk in your area ›

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How trends have changed in Michigan

New reported cases by day
5,000
10,000 cases
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
New cases
7–day average
2,672

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

Tests by day
20,000
40,000
60,000
80,000 tests
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
Tests
7–day average
0
Hospitalizations
2,000
4,000 hospitalized
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
7–day average
2,595
New reported deaths by day
100
200 deaths
Apr. 2020
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sept.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Jan. 2021
Feb. 2021
Mar.
Apr.
May
Deaths
7–day average
66

These are days with a reporting anomaly. Read more here.

About this data Sources: State and local health agencies (cases, deaths); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (tests, hospitalizations). The seven-day average is the average of a day and the previous six days of data. Currently hospitalized is the most recent number of patients with Covid-19 reported by hospitals in the state for the four days prior. Dips and spikes could be due to inconsistent reporting by hospitals. Hospitalization numbers early in the pandemic are undercounts due to incomplete reporting by hospitals to the federal government. Tests represent the number of individual P.C.R. viral test specimens tested by laboratories and state health departments and reported to the federal government.

Outbreak clusters

Since March 2020, The Times has paid special attention to cases in the types of places with some of the worst outbreaks, like nursing homes, food processing plants and correctional facilities.

Cases Connected To Location Cases
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Mich. 6,026
Michigan State University East Lansing, Mich. 4,270
Grand Valley State University Allendale, Mich. 3,176
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, Mich. 1,558
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, Mich. 1,093
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, Mich. 842
Ferris State University Big Rapids, Mich. 746
Wayne State University Detroit, Mich. 631
Oakland University Rochester, Mich. 576
Saginaw Valley State University University Center, Mich. 568
About this data Information on cases linked to these places comes from official releases by governments, companies and institutions directly. The Times is publishing lists of groupings of 50 or more cases related to a specific site, workplace or event.

About the data

In data for Michigan, The Times primarily relies on reports from the state, as well as health districts or county governments that often report ahead of the state. The state does not update its data on Sundays. Prior to September 2020, it released new data daily. The state reports cases and deaths based on a person’s permanent or usual residence. The state also includes nonresidents diagnosed in the state, but The Times excludes this category since nonresidents are likely also counted in their home state.

The Times has identified the following reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data:

  • Jan. 14, 2021: Data from the Michigan Department of Corrections was added for prisons in Chippewa, Gratiot, Montcalm and other counties.
  • Jan. 2, 2021: Michigan reported data for three days after not announcing new data on Dec. 31 or Jan. 1.
  • Dec. 26, 2020: Michigan reported data for Dec. 24-26 after reporting no data on the previous two days.
  • Dec. 4, 2020: Data from the Michigan Department of Corrections was added for prisons in Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Gratiot, Ionia, Jackson, Lenawee, Luce and Montcalm counties.
  • Nov. 27, 2020: Michigan reported data for Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 after reporting no data on Thanksgiving.
  • Nov. 3, 2020: Data from the Michigan Department of Corrections was added for prisons in Marquette, Ionia, Luce and other counties.
  • Aug. 21, 2020: Michigan did not report new cases or deaths while resolving a technical issue.
  • June 5, 2020: Michigan began reporting probable cases and deaths statewide, leading to a one-day increase in total cases and deaths.
  • June 1, 2020: The Times began including probable cases and deaths reported by Michigan's county and regional health districts.
  • April 15, 2020: Our database began to include cases and deaths among federal and state prison inmates in Michigan, which are reported separately by the state department of health.
  • The Times totals for each county in Michigan include cases and deaths among federal and state prison inmates, which are reported separately by the state department of health. Prison cases and deaths are included starting April 15.

The tallies on this page include probable and confirmed cases and deaths.

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible.

Credits

By Jordan Allen, Sarah Almukhtar, Aliza Aufrichtig, Anne Barnard, Matthew Bloch, Sarah Cahalan, Weiyi Cai, Julia Calderone, Keith Collins, Matthew Conlen, Lindsey Cook, Gabriel Gianordoli, Amy Harmon, Rich Harris, Adeel Hassan, Jon Huang, Danya Issawi, Danielle Ivory, K.K. Rebecca Lai, Alex Lemonides, Eleanor Lutz, Allison McCann, Richard A. Oppel Jr., Jugal K. Patel, Alison Saldanha, Kirk Semple, Shelly Seroussi, Julie Walton Shaver, Anjali Singhvi, Charlie Smart, Mitch Smith, Albert Sun, Rumsey Taylor, Derek Watkins, Timothy Williams, Jin Wu and Karen Yourish.   ·   Reporting was contributed by Jeff Arnold, Ian Austen, Mike Baker, Brillian Bao, Ellen Barry, Samone Blair, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, Aurelien Breeden, Elisha Brown, Emma Bubola, Maddie Burakoff, Alyssa Burr, Christopher Calabrese, Julia Carmel, Zak Cassel, Robert Chiarito, Izzy Colón, Matt Craig, Yves De Jesus, Brendon Derr, Brandon Dupré, Melissa Eddy, John Eligon, Timmy Facciola, Bianca Fortis, Jake Frankenfield, Matt Furber, Robert Gebeloff, Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Matthew Goldstein, Grace Gorenflo, Rebecca Griesbach, Benjamin Guggenheim, Barbara Harvey, Lauryn Higgins, Josh Holder, Jake Holland, Anna Joyce, John Keefe, Ann Hinga Klein, Jacob LaGesse, Alex Lim, Alex Matthews, Patricia Mazzei, Jesse McKinley, Miles McKinley, K.B. Mensah, Sarah Mervosh, Jacob Meschke, Lauren Messman, Andrea Michelson, Jaylynn Moffat-Mowatt, Steven Moity, Paul Moon, Derek M. Norman, Anahad O’Connor, Ashlyn O’Hara, Azi Paybarah, Elian Peltier, Sean Plambeck, Laney Pope, Elisabetta Povoledo, Cierra S. Queen, Savannah Redl, Scott Reinhard, Chloe Reynolds, Thomas Rivas, Frances Robles, Natasha Rodriguez, Jess Ruderman, Kai Schultz, Alex Schwartz, Emily Schwing, Libby Seline, Rachel Sherman, Sarena Snider, Brandon Thorp, Alex Traub, Maura Turcotte, Tracey Tully, Lisa Waananen Jones, Amy Schoenfeld Walker, Jeremy White, Kristine White, Bonnie G. Wong, Tiffany Wong, Sameer Yasir and John Yoon.   ·   Data acquisition and additional work contributed by Will Houp, Andrew Chavez, Michael Strickland, Tiff Fehr, Miles Watkins, Josh Williams, Nina Pavlich, Carmen Cincotti, Ben Smithgall, Andrew Fischer, Rachel Shorey, Blacki Migliozzi, Alastair Coote, Jaymin Patel, John-Michael Murphy, Isaac White, Steven Speicher, Hugh Mandeville, Robin Berjon, Thu Trinh, Carolyn Price, James G. Robinson, Phil Wells, Yanxing Yang, Michael Beswetherick, Michael Robles, Nikhil Baradwaj, Ariana Giorgi, Bella Virgilio, Dylan Momplaisir, Avery Dews, Bea Malsky, Ilana Marcus and Jason Kao.

Additional contributions to Covid-19 risk assessments and guidance by Eleanor Peters Bergquist, Aaron Bochner, Shama Cash-Goldwasser and Sheri Kardooni of Resolve to Save Lives.

About the data

In data for Michigan, The Times primarily relies on reports from the state, as well as health districts or county governments that often report ahead of the state. The state does not update its data on Sundays. Prior to September 2020, it released new data daily. The state reports cases and deaths based on a person’s permanent or usual residence. The state also includes nonresidents diagnosed in the state, but The Times excludes this category since nonresidents are likely also counted in their home state.

The Times has identified the following reporting anomalies or methodology changes in the data:

  • Jan. 14, 2021: Data from the Michigan Department of Corrections was added for prisons in Chippewa, Gratiot, Montcalm and other counties.
  • Jan. 2, 2021: Michigan reported data for three days after not announcing new data on Dec. 31 or Jan. 1.
  • Dec. 26, 2020: Michigan reported data for Dec. 24-26 after reporting no data on the previous two days.
  • Dec. 4, 2020: Data from the Michigan Department of Corrections was added for prisons in Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Gratiot, Ionia, Jackson, Lenawee, Luce and Montcalm counties.
  • Nov. 27, 2020: Michigan reported data for Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 after reporting no data on Thanksgiving.
  • Nov. 3, 2020: Data from the Michigan Department of Corrections was added for prisons in Marquette, Ionia, Luce and other counties.
  • Aug. 21, 2020: Michigan did not report new cases or deaths while resolving a technical issue.
  • June 5, 2020: Michigan began reporting probable cases and deaths statewide, leading to a one-day increase in total cases and deaths.
  • June 1, 2020: The Times began including probable cases and deaths reported by Michigan's county and regional health districts.
  • April 15, 2020: Our database began to include cases and deaths among federal and state prison inmates in Michigan, which are reported separately by the state department of health.
  • The Times totals for each county in Michigan include cases and deaths among federal and state prison inmates, which are reported separately by the state department of health. Prison cases and deaths are included starting April 15.

The tallies on this page include probable and confirmed cases and deaths.

Confirmed cases and deaths, which are widely considered to be an undercount of the true toll, are counts of individuals whose coronavirus infections were confirmed by a molecular laboratory test. Probable cases and deaths count individuals who meet criteria for other types of testing, symptoms and exposure, as developed by national and local governments.

Governments often revise data or report a single-day large increase in cases or deaths from unspecified days without historical revisions, which can cause an irregular pattern in the daily reported figures. The Times is excluding these anomalies from seven-day averages when possible.