by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Analysis of Michigan death certificates shows significant undercounting of coronavirus cases. Michigan is not unique.
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An exclusive Wall Street Journal analysis of death certificates indicates that Michigan could have undercounted hundreds of fatalities connected to Covid-19 during a period in March and April when deaths had surged above normal levels.
In Macomb County, made up of Detroit-area suburbs, Medical Examiner Daniel Spitz said 842 overall deaths were reported to his office in April this year, up about 370 from April last year.