Michigan reports 388 new COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths

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Posted at 1:40 PM, Jun 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-05 13:40:02-04

(WXYZ) — There have been 890,345 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 19,365 confirmed deaths in Michigan, the state reported Saturday.

That's up 388 cases and 72 deaths from the day before. The state says of the 72 deaths announced Saturday, 66 were identified during a vital records review.

As of June 5, 837,864 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.

The state also lifted the curfew on bars and restaurants. This means they can remain open until 2 a.m. and 24 hour facilities can resume their full operating hours.

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