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Michigan reports 172 new COVID-19 cases, 20 additional deaths

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Posted at 2:50 PM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 14:50:58-04

(WXYZ)  — There have been 893,002 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 19,598 deaths, the state reported Thursday.

That's up 172 cases and 20 deaths from Wednesday.

As of June 11, 852,204 people have recovered from the virus.

On June 1, the state of Michigan further loosened COVID-19 restrictions.

The state lifted all capacity limits for outdoor gatherings, as well as all capacity limits at residential gatherings.

The capacity limits at indoor establishments were raised to 50% And social gatherings are now be regulated only by the venue. This means rules for an indoor wedding or conference will be set by the establishment hosting the event.

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