334 people test positive for COVID-19 in Michigan, which is triple from day before

Mar 19, 2020

The number of positive coronavirus cases in Michigan jumped to 334 people, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

The Detroit Free Press is also reporting that Michigan's death toll has also tripled. 

That brings the total number of people in Michigan who have died due to Coronavirus up to three. 

Grand Traverse County says it has no positive COVID-19 tests yet, although Munson is treating a Leelanau man at its Traverse City hospital.

The county says seven tests came back negative, but more tests are pending. 

The county health department says people should isolate themselves for 14 days if they have been exposed to someone who has tested positive.

Symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath. 


Correction: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services corrected its original number of positive COVID-19 cases to 334. The department originally said it was 336.