3,670 deaths, 40,399 cases of coronavirus confirmed in Michigan

Posted at 2:51 PM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 14:51:45-04

(WXYZ) — There are now 3,670 deaths and 40,399 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Michigan, according to new numbers released from the State of Michigan on Wednesday.

That's up 103 deaths and 1,137 cases from Tuesday, where there were 3,567 deaths and 39,262 confirmed cases.

According to the state, 8,342 have recovered from the virus. Those numbers are updated every Saturday. Recovery includes confirmed COVID-19 cases who are 30 days out from their onset, but the pool will expand as the pandemic continues.

Whitmer will allow residential and commercial construction crews back to work by May 7 as part of her plan to restart the Michigan economy during the pandemic.

Whitmer said Monday she would soon allow construction to restart in Michigan if coronavirus hospitalizations continue to drop and testing rises.

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