CORONAVIRUS: No New Deaths, 29 Recoveries Reported by Washtenaw County Health Department

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 04/13/2020 - 15:20

The Washtenaw County Health Department reported no new deaths as it resumed the release of COVID-19 data Monday afternoon. No data was released Easter Sunday.

The death toll in Washtenaw County remains at 18.

The number of COVID-19 cases increased by 47 since Saturday, bringing the total to 736. Hospitalizations increased by five to 207.

The number of recoveries increased by 29 to 191.

The number of new confirmed cases in the 48176 zip code increased by seven to 45. On Saturday, the number of COVID-19 cases in Saline was 38. According to Washtenaw County, 0.19 percent of the residents in 48176 have been infected - the third-highest percentage in the county. Only the zip codes for Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township are higher - though Saline's percentage is much closer to Ann Arbor's than Ypsilanti's.

The number of COVID-19 deaths in Michigan jumped by 115 since yesterday, bringing the total to 1,602. (Michigan originally reported the daily number at over 200 and the total at nearly 1,700, but has since changed the number)

The number of cases increased by 997 to 25,635, another sign the spread of the virus is slowing in Michigan.

Everyone is at risk for coronavirus and should continue taking every precaution to help slow the spread of illness.

  • Stay home.
  • Avoid any gatherings.
  • Go out only for essentials like food or medicine.
  • If you do go out, wear a cloth covering over your nose and mouth and keep a distance of six feet from others.
  • Wash your hands well and often.
  • If you have symptoms that are getting worse, or if you have shortness of breath, call your physician or healthcare provider.
  • If you have emergency symptoms like difficulty breathing, chest pain, or feeling faint, call a hospital emergency department or 9-1-1.

 

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