(WXYZ) — There have been 871,569 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18,467 total deaths in Michigan, the state reported Thursday.
That's a single-day increase of 2,057 cases and 112 deaths from Wednesday. Seventy-three of the newly reported deaths were identified during a review of vital records.
It comes after the state updated its number of COVID-19 vaccinations, saying that 55% of Michiganders have 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.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the milestone Monday afternoon.
There have been 7,292,394 total doses of a COVID-19 vaccine administered, according to the latest data from the state.
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