Michigan reports 2,230 new COVID-19 cases, 20 additional deaths over two-day period

Posted at 1:59 PM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 14:02:10-04

(WXYZ) — There have been 876,854 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 18,627 total deaths in Michigan, the state reported Monday.

That's a two-day increase of 2,230 cases and 20 deaths from Saturday. The state reports that the average number of new confirmed cases was 1,115 per day over Sunday and Monday.

The state recently lifted its mask mandate for fully vaccinated Michiganders. We've also reached 55% of Michiganders having 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.

There have been 7,666,660 total doses of a COVID-19 vaccine administered, according to the latest data from the state.

As of May 14, 755,119 people have recovered from the illness.

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