Michigan reports 8,689 new cases of COVID-19, 81 deaths

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Posted at 3:02 PM, Dec 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-04 15:15:23-05

(WXYZ) — There are 389,032 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 9,661 deaths in Michigan, the state reported Friday.


That's up 8,689 cases and 81 deaths from the day before.

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.


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

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