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Increasing coronavirus cases -- and hospitalizations -- are being reported across the state.

 

The Michigan Health Department reported 3,675 new confirmed cases of the virus on Thursday along with 41 deaths.

 

Michigan Chief Medical Executive Joneigh Khaldun says Michigan's cases have been increasing for six weeks, with a positivity rate now of 5.5%.

 

Here in Mecosta County District Health Dept. Officials say cases increased by Thursday by 16 for a total of 534 positive COVID-19 cases since reporting began in March.

 

There have also been 199 recoveries since that same time period and currently there are 8 patients at Big Rapids Spectrum Health Hospital due to coronavirus, according to data by DHD#10.

 

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