(WXYZ) — There are now 1,281 COVID-19 deaths and 22,783 confirmed cases in Michigan, the state announced on Friday.
The increase in deaths was more than 200, and the largest single-day increase since the pandemic began last month. There were also 21,504 cases reported on Thursday.
"We are not out of the woods yet," Gov. Whitmer tweeted when announcing the deaths.
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New: tells me 206 lives lost to in Michigan in the past 24 hours the single greatest daily increase in deaths. Previous high was 118.— Brian Abel (@BrianAbelTV)
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The percentage of deaths by age is below.
0-19 - 0%
20-29 - 1%
30-39 - 2%
40-49 - 5%
50-59 - 11%
60-69 - 21%
70-79 - 28%
80+ - 34%
The average age for deaths is 72.3 yers old with the median age of 73. The age range is 20-107.
On Friday, the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial 河北快3开奖结果 announce the state agreed with nearly all of the state's health insurance company to waive cost-sharing, including copays, deductibles and coninsurance, for COVID-19 testing and treatment.
“Michiganders that are fighting for their lives should not have the extra burden of fighting with their health insurer to cover the costs of their care,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer. “I am thankful that health insurers agreed to cover Michiganders’ coinsurance, deductibles, and copays as we fight this virus. It’s going to take all of us doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. We will get through this together”
The insurers who have agreed to waive cost-sharing are:
- Aetna Better Health of Michigan
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Care Network, MI Blue Cross Complete
- HAP, Alliance Health
- Humana Insurance
- McLaren Health Plan
- Meridian Health Plan
- Molina Healthcare Michigan
- Physicians Health Plan (PHP)
- Priority Health, Priority Health Insurance Co., Priority Health Choice, Total Health Care
- United Healthcare Insurance, United Healthcare Community Plan
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with data from Johns Hopkins University.
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