Michigan reports 2,015 additional cases of COVID-19, 14 deaths

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Posted at 3:08 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 15:15:20-04

(WXYZ) — There are 143,106 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan and 6,987 deaths, the state reported Friday.

That's up 2,015 cases and 14 deaths from the day before.

A recent surge in COVID-19 cases is "likely" evidence of a second wave, Chief Medical Executive Joneigh Khaldun said.

Michigan had 89 new cases per 1 million people per day, up from 81.6 cases last week, the health department said.

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