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(October 13, 2021 12:00 PM)  The Jackson County Health Department released the COVID-19 positive numbers for Jackson County.  As of 12:00 PM today, there are 19,600 positive cases (cumulative), and 320 deaths (cumulative)*.  

There are 88 new cases since yesterday’s report.

The Jackson County Health Department has announced a change in reporting effective Oct. 6, 2021.  Cases defined as probable will be reported in cumulative case and death counts.  As additional methods of testing besides the PCR test have become more common, the amount of cases classified as probable has increased and are included to provide a more accurate picture of disease in our community. 

As of October 6, there are 32 persons at Henry Ford Allegiance Health being treated as inpatients for COVID-19. 

Cumulative recovered, as of October 13: 17,544**

The cumulative numbers posted on Mondays include the data from Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  Recovered numbers are being posted as received. 

*These numbers do not reflect any cases or deaths identified through Michigan Department of Corrections.  Their numbers are listed under a separate category and reported by the state at Michigan Statistics.

Cases reported involving Jackson County school students or staff are included in our posted numbers.  For details regarding cases and outbreaks at Michigan schools please see https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98163_98173_102480—,00.html

* Cases, Deaths, and Recovered all include confirmed and probable.

**Recovered is defined as the number of persons with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis who are alive 30 days post-onset (or referral date if onset is not available).

Confirmed Cases- PCR test processed at lab

Probable Cases – rapid test by trained staff or symptomatic and contact with confirmed positive

17,844

1,756

Probable cases include individuals with either a positive proctored rapid antigen test OR COVID-19 symptoms and an epidemiologic link to a confirmed COVID-19 case.  If a probable case, during the isolation period, meets the criteria for a confirmed case they will be subtracted from the probable total and added to the confirmed case count.

For more in depth data see Michigan Coronavirus dashboard.  https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98163_98173—,00.html 

Gender

Number of Cases

Percent

Male

9,047

46.2%

Female

10,347

52.8%

Unknown

206

1.1%

The Age group is reported as a percentage of the total instead of the actual number. 

Age – Years

Percent

0 -19

18.2%

20 – 29

17.2%

30 – 39

15.1%

40 – 49

13.7%

50 – 59

14.9%

60 – 69

10.9%

70 -79

6.0%

80

4.1%

 

Note: Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding

Race

% of overall case by race

Caucasian

69.5%

Black or African American

6.7%

American Indian or Alaska Native

0.4%

Asian

0.4%

Hawaiian / Pacific Islander

0.1%

Multiple Races

1.2%

Other

5.0%

Unknown

16.8%

Ethnicity

% of overall case by ethnicity

Non-Hispanic/Latino

76.0%

Hispanic / Latino

2.9%

Unknown

20.8%

Epicurve Data

The Epicurve graph available  (thru 10/10/2021) will allow you to see how the daily number of cases have gone up and down since the first case was identified in March.  You can open the Epicurve Data here.  EpiCurve data will be posted each Monday according to the template which collects and runs the numbers.

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