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Michigan reports 5,909 additional cases of COVID-19, 191 new deaths on Tuesday

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 15:30:50-05

The State of Michigan reported 5,909 new COVID-19 cases and 191 deaths on Tuesday, including 79 deaths identified in a Vital Records review. That brings the total number of cases to 410,295 and the total number of deaths from COVID-19 to 10,138.

Related: Gov. Whitmer announces partial shutdown extended until Dec. 20

The State of Michigan surpassed 400,000 total cases of COVID-19 on Monday, just less than nine months after the first cases were confirmed on March 10.

Related: Read the entire epidemic order extending the partial shutdown until Dec. 20

The 400,000 case mark came on the same day that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the COVID-19 restrictions would be extended for 12 more days until Dec. 20.

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