Michigan reports 1,560 new COVID-19 cases 31 additional deaths

Posted at 1:50 PM, May 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-19 13:50:02-04

(WXYZ) — There have been 879,685 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18,741 total deaths in Michigan, the state reported Wednesday.

That's an increase of 1,560 cases and 31 deaths from Tuesday.

Additionally, the state reports another 1`02,715 Probable cases of COVID-19 and another 1,190 deaths as Probable for the coronavirus.

The state recently lifted its mask mandate for fully vaccinated Michiganders. We've also reached 55% of Michiganders having had at least one dose. This milestone means that on May 24, people can begin returning to in-person work in all sectors, including offices.

There have been 7,666,660 total doses of a COVID-19 vaccine administered, according to the latest data from the state.

As of May 14, 755,119 people have recovered from the illness.

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