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Michigan reports 1,485 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths since Saturday

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Posted at 3:13 PM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-22 15:13:43-05

LANSING, Mich. — 1,485 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan since Saturday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 3 deaths connected to COVID-19 on Feb. 22, 2021.

The two-day total of newly reported cases averages out to about 742 per day.

There are 581,403 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 15,362 total deaths in Michigan.

As of Feb. 22, 529,080 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.

2,315,665 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed across the state, and 1,787,509 have been administered as of Feb. 18.

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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