Michigan confirmed three new deaths Sunday due to the novel coronavirus and the state’s death toll stands at 6,016.
The overall death tally includes at least 245 probable deaths through Sunday, meaning individuals who didn’t test positive for the virus but whose death certificate listed COVID-19 disease as a cause of death are included.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Sunday also confirmed 189 new COVID-19 cases and 29 new probable cases, for a cumulative total of 66,054 cases when counting about 6,064 probable cases.
Drive-thru coronavirus testing at 1200 N. Telegraph, by appointment, in Pontiac, Michigan on April 16, 2020. (Photo: Daniel Mears, The Detroit News)
Probable cases include people who have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and have been in contact with a confirmed case