The latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Posted at 9:08 AM, Apr 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 04:43:34-04

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3 p.m.

Cumulative data shows that 8,342 patients have recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19) as of April 24, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

The first set of reported recovery data was released Wednesday, April 8, where 56 people had recovered from the virus.

2:59 p.m.

The number of coronavirus deaths in Michigan has risen to 3,274 while the number of cases is now at 37,203, according to new numbers released by the state of Michigan on Saturday.

That's up 189 deaths and 562 cases from Friday, when there were 3,085 deaths and 36,641 cases in the state.

12:48 p.m.

Republican State Senator Dale Zorn is apologizing Saturday after wearing a face mask with a pattern resembling the Confederate flag. Zorn wore the mask Friday afternoon during a senate vote at the state capitol in Lansing. Click here.

11:20 a.m.

Per Henry Ford Health System, 1,613 COVID-19 patients have been discharged in the last 30 days. Overall, Henry Ford says 6,124 patients tested positive while 11,918 patients tested negative. Click here.

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