Michigan reports 1,265 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

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Posted at 3:06 PM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-15 15:06:14-05

LANSING, Mich. — 1,265 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan since Saturday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 8 deaths connected to COVID-19 on Feb. 15, 2021.

Over the two days, the average number of new confirmed cases is about 632 per day.

There are 575,489 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 15,158 total deaths in Michigan.

As of Feb. 15, 516,991 have recovered from the virus.

In November, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and MDHHS Director Robert Gordon announced the 3-week pause which closed indoor dining, movie theatres, in-person learning at high schools and college and more.

That order was set to expire in early December, but Whitmer and Gordon announced a 12-day extension. The latest extension for restaurants ended Feb. 1.

2,044,625 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed across the state, and 1,517,959 have been administered as of Feb. 11.

More information and resources on the coronavius pandemic

Find the latest numbers on case numbers and deaths through Johns Hopkins University's coronavirus tracker.

Complete coverage of the pandemic is available on our coronavirus section.

Resources for individuals, families, businesses, and non-profits are the focus of our Rebound: West Michigan coverage.

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