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42,356 cases, 3,866 deaths, from coronavirus confirmed in Michigan

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Posted at 3:08 PM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 15:08:20-04

LANSING, Mich. — There are now 3,866 confirmed deaths and 42,356 cases of coronavirus in Michigan, according to the latest numbers released by the state on Friday afternoon.

That's up 77 deaths and 977 cases from Thursday when there were 3,789 deaths and 41,379 confirmed cases.

8,342 have recovered from the virus, according to the state. Those numbers are updated every Saturday, with the latest numbers coming tomorrow. Recovery includes confirmed COVID-19 cases who are 30 days out from their onset, but the pool will expand as the pandemic continues.

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On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed three new executive orders declaring a new state of emergency and state of disaster in Michigan until May 28 at 11:59 p.m.

Hundreds of people showed up to the Capitol building in Lansing to protest on Thursday.

Later in the day, the Republican-led State House refused to extend the state of emergency and also voted to authorize a lawsuit challenging Whitmer's authority.

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Michigan, a timeline of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Southeast Michigan, and links to more information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC and the WHO.

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

Find out how you can help businesses and restaurants struggling during the pandemic.

Also, get information about Rebound Mid Michigan, with stories, information and more about coming back from COVID-19

Join the Rebound Mid Michigan Facebook Group.

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