Michigan continues to lead the country in dismal COVID-19 indicators, according to a Wednesday update by the state's Department of Health and Human Services. The state update used data as of April 3. Over the past week, Michigan has had the highest number of cases and the highest case rate in the country.
With more than 3,500 Michiganders in the hospital with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infections, the state’s hospitalizations have hit their highest point since December. Meanwhile, a surge in cases predominantly among younger, unvaccinated residents means Michigan is now adding more new cases per day than any other state, based on population size.
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