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Michigan Averaged 125 COVID Deaths A Day In April; It’s Down To 4.9 In September

The number of people dying in Michigan from COVID-19 has plummeted since April, the worst month for the state during the pandemic.

In April, 124.8 deaths per day, on average, were linked to COVID-19, according to state data, or 3,745 for the month. By comparison, there were a combined total of 502 COVID-19 related deaths in the months of July and August.

In July, an average of 7.1 deaths per day were linked to the novel coronavirus. The daily average for August was 9.1, and in the first nine days of September, it was 4.9.

In 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, there were an average of 8,134 deaths each month in Michigan, from all causes, according to a state website.

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