Explaining Michigan’s COVID-19 Numbers

Helping you understand what you’re hearing

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  • Tuesday: 232 (95)
  • Wednesday: 113
  • Thursday: 164 (55)
  • Friday: 108
  • Saturday: 189 (58)
  • Sunday: 41
  • Region 2N: The northern half of Metro Detroit: Oakland, Macomb, and St. Clair counties.
  • Region 2S: The southern half of Metro Detroit: Wayne, Monroe, and Washtenaw counties.
  • Region 3: The Thumb and the counties on the northern coast of Saginaw Bay.
  • Region 5: Southwestern Michigan: the Indiana border north to Allegan and Barry counties. This region includes Kalamazoo and St. Joseph.
  • Region 6: Central western Michigan: From Ottawa County to Mason County on the Lake Michigan coast over to an eastern edge running from Ionia County to Clare County. The largest cities are Grand Rapids and Muskegon.
  • Region 7: Up North: the rest of the Lower Peninsula, running from Manistee through the Straits of Mackinac and down to Alpena. It includes Grayling, Gaylord, Traverse City, and Mackinaw City.
  • Region 8: The Upper Peninsula

Freelance writer and data scientist in Metro Detroit. Covered pro sports for NHL.com and the Associated Press before COVID-19. Mentally ill and not ashamed.

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