Michigan leads the nation in new COVID cases, according to CDC data
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DETROIT — Michigan leads the nation in new COVID-19 cases per population over the last seven days, according to tracking data updated Tuesday afternoon from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Michigan has reported a seven-day new case rate of 504 per 100,000 residents, the highest number of any state, the CDC found. Second place was Minnesota at 490. The figures are another setback in the state's 20-month fight against the virus and came as Michigan has experienced spikes in new infections and hospitalizations over the last two weeks. Michigan last led the nation in new ca...