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Michigan reports 1,295 new COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths since Tuesday

Posted at 2:49 PM, Jul 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-23 15:47:20-04

(WXYZ)  — There have been 899,921 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 19,883 confirmed deaths in Michigan, the state reported Friday.

That's up 1,295 cases and 21 deaths since Tuesday's report.

Although cases in Michigan have remained low due to vaccinations, the spread of the Delta variant is a cause for concern. Preliminary data indicates it may increase the risk of hospitalization, with doctors seeing teenagers and young children admitted in recent weeks.