Residents of 5 Michigan counties are required to wear a mask, the latest CDC COVID-19 card shows

The number of counties with high levels of community-level COVID-19 halved this week as new cases across the state fell in the third week.

On June 2, there were 10 top-ranked orange districts. As of Thursday, June 9, only Macinac County in the Upper Peninsula, Saginau County in central Michigan, and Auckland, Washington, and Wayne Counties in southeastern Michigan are orange. This means that people in these areas should wear masks indoors and in public places, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which reviews new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations every week.

Makinak and Saginav districts were added to the list this week.

UP in mid-Michigan and Baraga and Delta counties in Gratiot County changed from orange to lower green. Marquette, as well as the UP and southeastern Macomb, Livingston, and Monroe Counties, ranged from orange to mid-yellow.

Auckland, Washington and Wayne counties have been orange for five weeks. In all three counties, fewer new, confirmed cases were reported from June 26 to Wednesday than from May 26 to June 1. They noticed a decline last week, but this week the decline is not so sharp.

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Thirty-seven counties are yellow and the remaining 41 counties are green. Most of the western lower half of the lower peninsula and the western UP are green. The eastern part of the state and northern Michigan were hit hardest by the wave.

The CDC recommends wearing a high-end orange universal mask only at home and in public places.

However, people with symptoms, who have passed a positive test, or who have COVID-19 should wear a mask regardless of where they live, and the CDC and people at high risk of serious illness should take extra precautions when COVID-19 is high. 19. 19 communities.

Check out the interactive map below to see how the CDC has rated your county. To view key data, tap or place the cursor over the circle.

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When it became clear that the winter omicron tumor had subsided, the CDC in February simplified the instructions for the mask and moved from reviewing cases and positive tests to reviewing cases and hospitalizations. The idea is to prevent serious illnesses and limit the severity of hospitals.

The county is at an all-time high, with more than 200 new cases per 100,000 people in the last seven days and 10 or more new COVID-19s per 100,000 people in the last week. (Each district does not have a hospital, so each is assigned a geographic area covering at least one hospital. The districts are assigned metrics calculated for the entire area, based on the population of each district.)

New, confirmed cases are down 4.2% this week compared to last week.

The percentage of positive tests remains high. From June 1 to June 8, about 13% tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. This number is declining. Approximately 15% of tests over the past seven days were positive for SARS-CoV-2. About 10% of the tests on Tuesday were positive. This is the lowest figure since April 27.

As of Wednesday, there were 916 adults and 23 pediatric patients with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, 120 of them were in intensive care and 47 were in ventilators. There were fewer general patients this week, but a little more on ventilators and critical examination.

As of June 1, 972 adults and 26 pediatric patients had confirmed or suspected cases. Of these, 103 adults were in intensive care and 39 patients were in ventilators.

Across the country, reports of new cases in the United States were largely flat. Hawaii, Alaska and Florida have the highest number of new cases per capita. According to the New York Times, these states topped the list last week in a slightly different order. Michigan №. 29.

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