Michigan sees less than 200 new cases of COVID-19 for second straight day

Posted at 2:59 PM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 16:06:07-04

(WXYZ) — There are now 5,553 deaths from coronavirus and 57,731 cases in Michigan, according to new numbers released by the state on Tuesday.

That's up 199 cases and 37 deaths from the previous day, and it is the second straight day with an increase of less than 200 cases. On Monday, the lowest case increase since mid-March was reported.

The 37 deaths also include 11 previous deaths that were reported after a regular review of vital records.

On Monday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved the state into phase 4 of the MI Safe Start Plan, which includes reopening restaurants and bars on June 8, as well as public pools and more.

There are also 13,900 active cases of COVID-19 in the state, one of the lowest numbers since early April. More than 38,000 people have recovered from the virus.

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