Deaths Involving COVID-19, Pneumonia, Influenza Reported By Race,
Michigan Occurences. January, 1 2021— March 3, 2021P

Race without Hispanic Ancestry
or Hispanic Ancestry
COVID-19
Deaths1
COVID-19
Fitted Deaths2
Percent of Total
COVID-19 Cases
Deaths from
All Causes
Pneumonia3
Deaths
Pneumonia &
COVID-194
Influenza
Deaths5
Total 2,121 2,571 100.0% 16,484 844 611
White 1,708 2,070 80.5% 13,766 685 493
Black 264 320 12.4% 2,084 99 63
Native American 16 19 0.8% 89 6 5
Asian & Pacific Islander 40 48 1.9% 172 13 12
Hispanic 91 110 4.3% 354 41 38

Deaths Involving COVID-19, Pneumonia, Influenza Reported By Race,
Michigan Occurences. 2020P

Race without Hispanic Ancestry
or Hispanic Ancestry
COVID-19
Deaths
COVID-19
Death Rates6
COVID-19
Fitted Deaths
Percent of Total
COVID-19 Cases
Deaths from
All Causes
Pneumonia
Deaths
Pneumonia &
COVID-19
Influenza
Deaths5
Total 12,377 123.8 13,029 100.0% 115,333 10,585 5,426 282
White 8,469 111.9 8,915 68.4% 92,304 7,719 3,611 226
Black 3,221 221.1 3,391 26.0% 18,738 2,336 1,471 44
Native American 58 80.9 61 0.5% 626 52 24 3
Asian & Pacific Islander 177 49.3 186 1.4% 1,103 148 93 4
Hispanic 420 79.5 442 3.4% 2,364 305 214 5

Note:

PDeaths 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.

Most deaths occuring between January 1, 2021 and March 3, 2021 do not have a coded cause of death.

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

2On March 5, 2021, the Michigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS) reported that 13,029 persons died due to causes associated with COVID-19 for 2020 and 15,600 during the entire pandemic.The number of deaths shown in this column are the COVID-19 associated deaths reported to the Michigan Vital Records Office, scaled to the number of COVID-19 associated deaths reported to MDSS. MDSS receives reports of infectious diseases rapidly, and that systems' counts of fatalities are more timely than vital records systems. Therefor, these scaled numbers are more accurate estimates of the number of deaths by race, age or sex distribution.

3Pneumonia deaths are those deaths coded ICD-10 codes J12.0-J18.9 as an underlying cause of death or a related cause of death, but excluding any mention of flu.

4The decedent was reported as having pneumonia and COVID-19 simulataneously.

5Influenza deaths are coded as J09-J11.

6Rates are per 100,000. A crude rate is displayed in the first line.

Source: Michigan 2020 Death File, Extracted March 3, 2021. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services.