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Michigan’s active coronavirus outbreaks increased 14%

On Monday, April 5th Michigan health officials reported 287 new coronavirus “outbreaks” to go along with 704 ongoing clusters.

According to the department of Health, an “outbreak” is defined as an instance in which two or more cases are linked by a place and time. 

The 991 active and ongoing outbreaks are up 14% from the prior week’s report, and up 29.5% from two weeks ago.

Clusters being tracked by local health departments are included in the state’s online outbreak tracker, which is updated weekly on Mondays with data up to the previous Thursday.

Here’s some highlights of the 287 new outbreaks:

  • K-12 schools accounted for 81 (which is 28%) 
  • Manufacturing/construction sites (43)
  • long-term care facilities (35)
  • childcare and youth programs (29)
  • retail businesses (29)
  • Bars and restaurants also reported 29 new outbreaks

All in all, the total active outbreaks for the setting doubled from 22 to 44 week-over-week.

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