Michigan surpasses 400,000 total cases of COVID-19 in less than 9 months

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Posted at 2:49 PM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-07 14:51:23-05

(WXYZ) — The State of Michigan surpassed 400,000 total cases of COVID-19 on Monday, just less than nine months after the first cases were confirmed on March 10.

Related: Gov. Whitmer announces partial shutdown extended until Dec. 20

On Monday, Michigan reported 9,350 new cases over the weekend and 93 new deaths from COVID-19. That brings the total number of cases to 404,386 and the total number of deaths from COVID-19 to 9,947.

Related: Read the entire epidemic order extending the partial shutdown until Dec. 20
The state said the average number of new confirmed cases is 4,675 per day.

The 400,000 case mark came on the same day that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the COVID-19 restrictions would be extended for 12 more days until Dec. 20.

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