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Dr. Khaldun addresses state's record-high COVID cases, potential for increased deaths

Posted at 8:22 PM, Nov 05, 2020

The state's chief medical executive is providing a warning to Michiganders during Thursday's 7 UpFront segment, after positive COVID-19 cases hit record highs two days in a row.

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Michigan reported 5,710 COVID-19 cases on Thursday. It's the highest amount since the state began tracking cases. The previous day's count was 4,101, pointing to a disturbing upward trend.

Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the state's chief medical executive and and chief deputy director for Health for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, will appear on 7 UpFront to discuss the recent surge and the potential for increased deaths if the upswing in cases continues.