Michigan reports 5,937 additional cases of COVID-19, 182 new deaths on Thursday

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Posted at 3:24 PM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 15:24:39-05

(WXYZ) — The State of Michigan reported 5,937 new COVID-19 cases and 182 deaths on Thursday. That brings the total number of cases to 421,137 and the total number of deaths from COVID-19 to 10,395.

Only 50 of the deaths announced today occurred since the last report, as 132 of the reported deaths were identified during a review of vital records.

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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