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Here’s what you need to know January 14, 2022

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DETROIT — Michigan reported 28,458 new cases of COVID-19 and 350 virus-related deaths on Wednesday — an average of 14,229 cases over a two-day period.

Of the deaths announced Wednesday, 282 were identified during a review of the data.

Wednesday’s update brings the total number of confirmed COVID cases in Michigan to 1,709,593, including 28,228 deaths. These numbers have increased from 1,681,135 cases and 27,878 deaths, from Monday.

The number of tests has increased to an average of about 50,000 to 60,000 diagnostic tests per day, with the 7-day positive rate jump to 33.39% from January 12th. hospital admissions are at record highs.

The States 7-day moving average for daily cases was 16,239 on Wednesday, January 12, a new record. The 7-day mortality mean was 101 on Wednesday, January 12. The state’s death rate is 1.7%. The state also reports “active cases”, which were listed on January 12 at 343,100.

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Michigan has reported more than 11 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered as of January 6, with 69% of 16+ inhabitants have received at least one dose while 63.1% of 16+ inhabitants are considered fully vaccinated.

Across the entire population of Michigan, 64.1% have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine.

According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 63.2 million cases have been reported in the US, with over 844,500 dead reported of the virus. Worldwide more than 9.5 billion vaccine doses have been administered, including more than 520 million doses only in the US.

Worldwide more than 317 million people have been confirmed to be infected and more than 5.5 million have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are certainly much higher, due to limited testing, different ways nations count the dead, and deliberate underreporting by some governments.

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Michigan COVID hospitalizations rise above previous record

January 10, 2022: After a record week of new COVID-19 cases in Michigan, statewide hospitalizations are up a new record.

According to MDHHS data, as of January 10, there were 4,901 hospitalized patients in hospitals statewide with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, breaking the previous record of 4,721 set on December 12, 2021.

The number of pediatric hospital admissions fell to 108 after reaching 130 last week.

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The number of patients admitted to intensive care or on a ventilator remained close to the same level as last week, but is a lagging indicator. From January 10, 857 patients admitted were in critical care and 539 were on a ventilator.

Michigan will update COVID quarantine guidelines to align with CDC

The Michigan health agency says it is updating its COVID-19 quarantine guidelines to match the new CDC recommendations.

on Dec 29, MDHHS said it would keep its previous guidelines while reviewing new CDC guidelines, which shorten isolation periods for most, even with a positive COVID test. On December 31, officials said the state will follow the new CDC guidelines.

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The CDC recommends reducing quarantine and isolation times for those who have not been vaccinated or received their booster to five days, followed by another five days of wearing a well-fitting mask around others. The updated guidelines are specific to the general public.

Read more here.

11 takeaways from Whitmer’s first COVID briefing since June

Michigan government Gretchen Whitmer held a COVID briefing on Tuesday for the first time since June, answering questions about whether this wave warrants new mandates and delivering specific messages for both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents.

“We’re in for another tough 4-6 weeks, is what all the experts predict, with the omicron variant spreading rapidly across the country,” Whitmer said.

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Whitmer spoke from the Hispanic Center in Grand Rapids. She was accompanied by Elizabeth Hertel, director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Read here.

Many struggle to find home COVID tests in Michigan as demand skyrockets

Most stores and websites are sold out due to COVID-19 testing at home.

Consumer researcher Hank Winchester of Local 4 went looking for tests with hidden cameras.

When you walk the aisles of almost every pharmacy in Metro Detroit looking for an at-home COVID test, you will likely find a sign indicating they are sold out.

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Michigan COVID-19 cases reported daily since December 1:

  • December 1 — 8,265 new cases

  • December 2 — 9,221 new cases

  • December 3 — 9,222 new cases

  • December 4 — 5,530 new cases

  • December 5 — 5,530 new cases

  • December 6 — 5,530 new cases

  • December 7 — 7,693 new cases

  • December 8 — 7,692 new cases

  • December 9 — 5,891 new cases

  • December 10 — 5,892 new cases

  • December 11 — 5,381 new cases

  • December 12 — 5,381 new cases

  • December 13 — 5,381 new cases

  • December 14 — 5,861 new cases

  • December 15 — 5,861 new cases

  • December 16 — 6,325 new cases

  • December 17 — 6,324 new cases

  • December 18 — 4,666 new cases

  • December 19 — 4,666 new cases

  • December 20 — 4,667 new cases

  • December 21 — 6,843 new cases

  • December 22 — 6,843 new cases

  • December 23 — 6,591 new cases

  • December 24 — 6,591 new cases

  • December 25 — 6,591 new cases

  • December 26 — 6,592 new cases

  • December 27 — 6,592 new cases

  • December 28 — 12,929 new cases

  • December 29 — 12,929 new cases

  • December 30 — 12,247 new cases

  • December 31 — 12,247 new cases

  • January 1 — 12,247 new cases

  • January 2 — 12,247 new cases

  • January 3 — 12,247 new cases

  • January 4 — 13,673 new cases

  • January 5 — 13,673 new cases

  • January 6 — 20,346 new cases

  • January 7 — 20,346 new cases

  • January 8 — 14,841 new cases

  • January 9 — 14,841 new cases

  • January 10 — 14,842 new cases

  • January 11 — 14,229 new cases

  • January 12 — 14,229 new cases

Michigan COVID-19 reported daily deaths since December 1:

  • December 1 — 179 dead (160 from last two days from vital data)

  • December 2 — 138 new deaths

  • December 3 — 139 new deaths (169 in the past two days from vital data)

  • December 4 — 42 new deaths

  • December 5 — 42 new deaths

  • December 6 — 43 new deaths (47 in the past three days from vital data)

  • December 7 — 175 new deaths

  • December 8 — 175 new deaths (185 from last two days from vital data)

  • December 9 — 117 new deaths

  • December 10 — 118 new deaths (151 from last two days from vital data)

  • December 11 — 53 new deaths

  • December 12 — 53 new deaths

  • Dec 13 — 54 new deaths (36 of the past two days from vital data)

  • December 14 — 165 new deaths

  • December 15 — 165 new deaths (230 over the past two days from vital data)

  • December 16 — 127 new deaths

  • December 17 — 127 new deaths (159 in the past two days from vital data)

  • December 18 — 53 new deaths

  • December 19 — 53 new deaths

  • December 20 — 54 new deaths (63 in the last three days from vital data)

  • December 21 — 196 new deaths

  • December 22 — 196 new deaths (250 from last two days from vital data)

  • December 23 — 54 new deaths (158 of the past two five from vital data)

  • December 24 — 55 new deaths

  • December 25 — 55 new deaths

  • December 26 — 55 new deaths

  • December 27 — 55 new deaths

  • December 28 — 169 new deaths (232 from last five days from vital data)

  • December 29 — 169 new deaths

  • December 30 — 59 new deaths

  • December 31 — 59 new deaths

  • January 1 — 60 new deaths

  • January 2 — 60 new deaths

  • January 3 — 60 new deaths (172 of the past five days from vital data)

  • January 4 — 138 new deaths

  • January 5 — 139 new deaths (165 from last two days from vital data)

  • January 6 — 129 new deaths

  • January 7 — 130 new deaths (136 from last two days from vital data)

  • January 8 — 18 new deaths

  • January 9 – 19 new deaths

  • January 10 — 19 new deaths

  • January 11 — 175 new deaths

  • January 12 — 175 new deaths (282 from last two days from vital data)


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