Royal Oak Tribune
Daily virus numbers over 3,000 again
State reports 3,443 new cases on Wednesday
Michigan saw an increase of 3,443 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday and added 190 deaths as a handful of Michigan businesses saw fines for COVID-19 safety violations.
The state now has 469,928 total cases since the onset of the pandemic, as well as 11,775 deaths attributable to COVID-19.
Southea s t Michi - gan saw a marked increase as well; Oakland County saw 294 cases and 8 deaths, Macomb County saw 284 cases and 7 deaths, and Wayne
County outside Detroit saw 332 cases and 7 deaths.
Within Detroit, 192 new cases were listed.
Genesee County was a hotspot as well, with 152 new cases and 2 new deaths. Kent County also saw a triple- digit increase, with 237 cases.
Sanilac County’s total increased by 144 cases and one death.
In mid-Michigan, Gratiot County saw an increase of 14 new cases. Neighboring Isabel la County reported 27 new cases. Clare County reported 9 new cases. Clare County reported a single COVID-19 death.
Michigan recently allowed qualified individuals to use Bridge Card food assistance in restaurants, which are currently disallowed from providing indoor dining.