(WXYZ) – The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Michigan is now less than 1,000, less than two months after the state set a record.
According to the latest information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, there are 777 adults in hospitals with confirmed cases of COVID-19 and another 64 with suspected COVID-19. This is as of March 7th.
Last Friday, the state dropped below 1,000 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, and their numbers continue to decline.
Compare that to January 10, when the state set a record of 4,580 people in hospital with confirmed COVID-19 cases. In less than two months, the number of hospitalizations has dropped by more than 80%.
According to the state, the Detroit subway is still the most hospitalized: 120 people are hospitalized in Auckland, Macomb and St. Clair counties and 234 people in Detroit, Monroe, Washington and Wayne counties.
The number of children in the hospital with confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 29 cases. The peak at 117 reached January 14th.
COVID-19 cases continue to decline significantly from a peak earlier this year due to an amicron surge. On Monday, the state reported an average of 552 new cases a day on weekends, the lowest day average since the summer of 2020.
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