COVID-19 cases increased

New coronavirus cases leaped in Michigan in the week ending Sunday, rising 10.6 percent, as 29,611 cases were reported. The previous week had 26,768 new cases of COVID-19.

St. Joseph County reported 215 cases and four deaths in the latest week. A week earlier, it had reported 262 cases and one death. Throughout the pandemic, it has reported 7,837 cases and 115 deaths.

Within Michigan, the worst weekly outbreaks on a per-person basis were in Ogemaw, Luce and Mackinac counties.

Adding the most new cases overall were Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. Across Michigan, cases fell in 25 counties, with the best declines in Berrien, Isabella and Newaygo counties.

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