800 More Cases of COVID-19 in Michigan


An additional 801 COVID-19 cases were reported in Michigan on Friday.

The state confirmed the numbers, including 32 more deaths, bringing the total case count up to 3,657 and the death toll up to 92. 

The City of Detroit continues to be the highest reporter of cases in the state, with 1,075, the rest of Wayne County has 735 cases, Oakland County has 824 cases and Macomb County has 404.

On Thursday, Doctor Deborah Birx with the White House Coronavirus Response Team said officials are monitoring Wayne County as a possible new COVID-19 hot spot.

Essential businesses in Wayne County are also now being required to screen all employees for COVID-19 and put social distancing measures in place. 

The Wayne County Health Department issued the emergency orders Friday saying employees who do not pass a screening will not be allowed to go to the workplace, and must self-quarantine at their home. 

Oakland County has a similar order in place as well.


— With files from Metro Source