Michigan Announces 9 New Coronavirus Cases, Bringing Total to 25

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 03/13/2020 - 21:39

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced today nine adults tested presumptive positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This brings the state total of COVID-19 cases to 25.

The specimens will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation testing.

The cases include: 

  • An adult male from Bay County with history domestic travel.
  • An adult female from Charlevoix County with history of international travel.
  • An adult female from Detroit with history of international travel.
  • An adult male from Macomb County with history of international travel.
  • Two adult females and an adult male from Oakland County, one with history of international travel two with unknown travel history.
  • Two adult females from Wayne County, one with history of domestic and the other with no history of travel. 

COVID-19 symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus. 

They include: 

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath 

This is a rapidly evolving situation. Updates will be posted to Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

 

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