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Michigan sets single-day record with 9,779 COVID-19 cases and 53 deaths

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Posted at 3:16 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 15:34:57-05

(WXYZ) — Another grim milestone as Michigan hits a single-day record with 9,779 COVID-19 cases and 53 deaths.

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To date, the total confirmed cases total 295,177 and there have been a total of 8,377 deaths in the state of Michigan.

Yesterday, Michigan reported 7,592 new cases of COVID-19 and 134 deaths. However, 61 of the reported deaths from yesterday came from a review of vital records.

The state has set several records for single-day increases going back to the beginning of November.

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Single-day record in COVID-19 cases in Michigan.

On Wednesday, new COVID-19 restrictions went into effect in Michigan. Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered the suspension of in-person dining services, the closing of high schools, movie theatres, and more.

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