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

Posted at 5:19 PM, Dec 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-07 17:19:34-05

LANSING, Mich. — 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.

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.

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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