Michigan reports 179 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths

Posted at 1:31 PM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-16 13:31:31-04

(WXYZ)  — There have been 892,830 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 19,578 deaths, the state reported Wednesday.

That's up 179 cases and 4 deaths from Tuesday.

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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