This graph shows the average deaths for three years, compared to the current deaths, by week. 
				      Starting in late March, COVID-19 deaths pushed the total number of deaths to about 35% over what was expected.


This data is provisional. Deaths reported to the Michigan Vital Records office may be delayed by 7 days. Verifying the cause of death, and processing the records from adminstrative records may further delay the reports of deaths for statistical purposes.The deaths shown in the deaths columns will be lower than the actual year-to-date total.

COVID-19 deaths are those deaths coded as ICD-10 U07.1 or U07.2 as an underlying or related cause of death.

Source: Michigan 2020–21 Death File, Extracted November 22, 2021. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.