April 21: Michigan COVID-19 cases increase to 32,967; 2700 deaths

Michigan’s coronavirus caseload increased from 32,000 to 32,967 April 21 with 976 new cases – up from 576 new cases Monday – and 232 new deaths … but the death count came with an asterisk noting that the Michigan Disease Surveillance System had added 95 deaths to today’s total. Overall, 2700 Michigan residents have died of COVID-19.

Lenawee County reported 71 confirmed cases, nine “probable cases” and still no deaths in the county have been attributed to the coronavirus. Neighboring Hillsdale County’s case count is 94 with 11 deaths; Jackson County has 280 cases and 12 deaths; Monroe County has 241 cases an 10 deaths; Washtenaw has 900 cases and 38 deaths.

In Detroit City, the number is 7904 cases with 728 deaths; Wayne County has 6351 cases with 550 deaths; Oakland County has 6306 cases with 506 deaths; and Macomb County has 4544 cases with 445 deaths in the metropolitan southeast Michigan area.

Genesee County, home of Flint, has 1298 cases with 131 deaths and Saginaw County has 433 cases with 32 deaths.

Other counties with major cities incude Ingham (Lansing) has 335 and six deaths; Kalamazoo County (Kalamazoo) 201 cases and 10 deaths; and Kent County (Grand Rapids) with 626 cases and 25 deaths.

In Ohio, there are now 13,725 total cases with 557 deaths. Lucas County, where Toledo is located, has 853 cases, 320 hospitalizations and 36 deaths.