WATCH: Michigan health officials give update after omicron variant confirmed in state

Posted at 9:39 AM, Dec 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-10 10:56:45-05

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan public health leaders and doctors gave an update Friday morning on conditions inside the state's hospitals.

The state is seeing the highest number of hospitalizations since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and many hospitals are at or over capacity.

In addition, health officials confirmed the first case of the omicron variant of the virus Thursday night in Kent County.

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Watch the briefing here: