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COVID cases surge in Michigan: 4,454 new cases, 16 additional deaths

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Posted at 2:40 PM, Mar 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-24 15:04:20-04

(WXYZ) — There have been 637,645 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Michigan and 15,935 deaths, the state reported Wednesday.

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That's up 4,454 cases and 16 deaths since Tuesday's report. The state is also listing another 68,905 probable cases of the virus, and another 1,014 deaths related to COVID-19.

As of March 19, 562,775 have recovered from the virus.

Michigan could potentially be facing another COVID-19 case surge, Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun said in a press conference Friday.

Dr. Khaldun said "very concerning data" shows that the state is going in the wrong direction.

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