State numbers indicate two more COVID-19 deaths in Livingston County for total of 39

The website has updated Livingston County’s COVID-19 statistics to a total of 3,990 cases and 39 deaths.
That’s an increase of two deaths in as many days.

The numbers:


As of Nov. 18, 2020, there are 6 COVID-19 patients hospitalized at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital in Howell, with one patient under investigation; these numbers fluctuate frequently.


According to the state numbers, there are 3,566 confirmed cases and 424 probable cases in Livingston County for a total of 3,990 cases. There have been 39 deaths.


Today’s numbers represent a nearly 136% increase since Oct. 1, which is also the date the Michigan Supreme Court ruled against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders surrounding COVID-19.


There were 884 COVID-19 tests administered yesterday. The number of COVID-19 tests administered in Livingston County is heading toward the 100,000 mark, clocking in at 98,689 today. One of those positive tests belongs to state Rep. Ann Bollin, R-Brighton, as was first reported by Lansing media outlets.

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