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Michigan reports 13,686 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, 392 deaths over 2-day period

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Posted at 3:28 PM, Dec 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-22 16:54:13-05

(WYXZ) — Michigan is reporting 13,686 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 392 additional deaths over a two-day period. That's an average of 6,843 cases per day for Tuesday and Wednesday.

The 392 reported deaths included 250 that were identified during a routine review of vital records.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Michigan stands at 1,448,523 and deaths total 26,376.

The numbers come as health officials say the state is in a fourth surge and confirmed omicron cases are popping up across Michigan.

The state said there will not be coronavirus data updates on Friday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 31 due to the holidays.

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