Michigan reports 7,146 new cases of COVID-19, 175 new deaths

Posted at 3:10 PM, Dec 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-03 15:16:44-05

(WXYZ) — Michigan reported another 7,146 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday and 175 new deaths, the state announced on Thursday.

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Of those deaths, 112 were identified during a vital records review.

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The state could pass 400,000 total cases by the end of the weekend.

That brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 380,343 and the total number of deaths to 9,580 since the pandemic began.

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The number of cases have gone down in the past week, the state said during a press conference Thursday, but does expect hospitalizations to increase in the coming weeks due to the holidays.

As of Wednesday, there were around 198,500 active cases of the virus.

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