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30% of Michigan's total COVID-19 cases have come in the last 2 weeks

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Posted at 2:22 PM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 14:22:44-05

Michigan has seen more than 260,000 total cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in the state, but 30% of the total cases have come in the past two weeks.

The state has set several records for single-day increases going back to the beginning of November, with three records set last week.

In all, between Nov. 2 and Nov. 15, Michigan saw 79,682 cases of COVID-19. That's 30% of the total number of cases, 264,576.

The breakdown by day is below.

On Sunday, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced new COVID-19 restrictions that go into effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. They include the suspension of in-person dining services, the closing of high schools and movie theatres, and more.

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Michigan up 215% in less than a month

Hospitalizations are also going up. Between Oct. 13 to Nov. 13, hospitalizations are up 232%. There were 999 total hospitalizations on 10/13 and 3,320 hospitalizations on 11/13.