Michigan reported 739 new coronavirus cases and 66 new deaths for Tuesday, May 25. Of the new deaths, 31 occurred prior to the last 24 hours and were identified in a vital records review.

The state is averaging 1,028 new cases and 44 new deaths per day over the last week, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services. That’s the lowest seven-day case average since February 27.

Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 885,319 reported coronavirus cases and 19,019 deaths. Additionally, the state has reported 103,628 probable cases and 1,206 probable deaths, in which a physician and/or antigen test ruled it COVID-19 but no confirmatory PCR test was done.

(The above chart shows Michigan’s 7-day rolling average of new confirmed coronavirus cases. You can put your cursor over a bar to see the number. You also can click on the option just below the headline to see the actual number of new cases reported by day.)

Out of Michigan’s 83 counties, 65 reported new cases Tuesday, led by Wayne with 105, Kent with 93 and Oakland with 83. Other top-reporting counties included Macomb (62), Muskegon (35), Saginaw (26), Calhoun (19), Ingham (18), Jackson (18) and Ottawa (17).

Counties with no new cases included Alcona, Alger, Alpena, Arenac, Benzie, Crawford, Gogebic, Iron, Keweenaw, Lake, Leelanau, Montmorency, Oceana, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle and Roscommon.

25 counties reported at least one new death, led by Wayne with 15, Genesee with nine and Oakland with six.

(The above chart shows Michigan’s 7-day rolling average of deaths involving confirmed coronavirus cases. You can put your cursor over a bar to see the number. You also can click on the option just below the headline to see the actual number of new deaths reported by day.)

Hospitals statewide were treating 1,487 patients with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, with 409 patients in the ICU. That’s down from 1,819 patients being treated about a week ago.

Of the 15,849 diagnostic tests processed on Monday, May 24, 5.02% came back positive for SARS-CoV-2. The latest seven-day average has been 5.6%, down from 6.8% about a week ago.

Case reporting

First is a chart showing new cases reported to the state each day for the past 30 days. This is based on when a confirmed coronavirus test is reported to the state, which means the patient first became sick days before.

You can call up a chart for any county, and you can put your cursor over a bar to see the date and number of cases.

(In a few instances, a county reported a negative number (decline) in daily new cases, following a retroactive reclassification by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. In those instances, we subtracted cases from the prior date and put 0 in the reported date.)

The next chart below shows new cases for the past 30 days based on onset of symptoms. In this chart, numbers for the most recent days are incomplete because of the lag time between people getting sick and getting a confirmed coronavirus test result, which can take up to a week or more.

You can call up a chart for any county, and you can put your cursor over a bar to see the date and number of cases.

For more statewide data, visit MLive’s coronavirus data page, here.

To find a testing site near you, check out the state’s online test finder, here, send an email to COVID19@michigan.gov, or call 888-535-6136 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.

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