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337 Hospitalized In Michigan With COVID-19 On Sept. 25; 3,357 Were Hospitalized on April 20

The percentage of patients who are hospitalized in Michigan due to COVID-19 has fallen dramatically since the pandemic reached its peak here in April.

As of Sept. 25, for every 36 adults who are patients in a Michigan hospital, just one has a confirmed case of the coronavirus. On that day there were 12,287 adult patients in Michigan’s hospitals for all causes, of which 337 had a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, according to a state of Michigan website.

As of April 20, one of every 3.5 Michigan hospital patients had the coronavirus, or 3,357 individuals out of the 11,796 in the state’s hospitals that day.

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