The latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, April 11, 2020

Posted at 9:08 AM, Apr 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 04:21:11-04

(WXYZ) — All of the updates on the coronavirus and the incredible impact it's having on our lives can be hard to keep up with. To help you keep up, we'll post this daily blog on our homepage. You can find all of our stories on our coronavirus page.

3:43 p.m.

There are now 1,392 COVID-19 deaths and 23,993 confirmed cases in Michigan, the state announced on Saturday. Click here.

3:09 p.m.

Cumulative data shows that 433 patients have recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19) as of Saturday, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Click here.

2:02 p.m.

Thirteen new or expanded COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites – including in Detroit and Flint – will provide greater access to residents across Michigan and a new lab will help speed up test results under a plan announced by Gov. Whitmer. Click here.

12:56 p.m.

Per Henry Ford Health System, 1,057 COVID-19 patients have been discharged in the last 30 days. Click here.

12:25 p.m.

The United States has surpassed Italy to become the country reporting the most COVID-19 deaths in the world, a figure which experts have called an underestimation. Click here.

10:29 a.m.

Hundreds of Detroit city workers, including dozens of police officers, have been able to quickly return to work after being quarantined, or have avoided quarantine altogether, thanks to a speedy new test for the coronavirus. Click here.

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

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View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.

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