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Michigan COVID-19 Infections Double In 2 weeks

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Beaumont Health
The delta variant of COVID-19 has become a major source of new cases.

Michigan is reporting an average of 431 new daily COVID-19 infections over three days, up 47% from the same period a week earlier.

Cases have gone up in all but one state over the past two weeks, which health officials nationally have attributed to the fast-spreading delta variant.

Michigan’s seven-day average, 332, is double what is was two weeks ago.

Its two-week case rate, however, is better than in all but four states.

Just 256 adults were hospitalized with confirmed infections, a fraction of the peak of more than 4,000 in April.

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