Michigan reports 1,569 new COVID-19 cases, 12 more deaths

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Posted at 2:37 PM, Mar 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-01 14:37:01-05

LANSING, Mich. — 1,569 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan since Saturday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 12 deaths connected to COVID-19 on March 1, 2021.

There are 589,150 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 15,534 total deaths in Michigan.

As of March 1, 541,258 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.

2,621,225 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed throughout the state, and 2,131,955 have been administered as of Feb. 26.

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 Michigancoverage.

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