Michigan reports 996 additional cases of COVID-19; 300 identified as older cases due to backlog

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Posted at 2:48 PM, Jul 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-29 14:48:21-04

(WXYZ) — Michigan announced 996 additional cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to numbers from the state.

However, 300 of those cases are attributed to older lab results due to a backlog received from a commercial laboratory, the state said.

The state also announced two additional deaths.

Overall, there are 80,172 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan and 6,172 deaths.

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