There were more than 37,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Michigan on Friday.
As of Jan. 14, there were a total of 1,746,707 confirmed cases with 28,479 deaths in Michigan.
There were 37,114 new confirmed cases and 251 new deaths since Wednesday. The deaths announced include 140 identified during a vital records review.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. Older adults and people with existing health problems are among those particularly susceptible to more severe illness, including pneumonia. The vast majority of people recover.
As of Jan. 6, the state is reporting 1,342,025 people have recovered.