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Michigan reports 1,774 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-29 14:57:38-05

LANSING, Mich. — 1,774 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 6 deaths connected to COVID-19 on Jan. 29, 2021.

There are 557,883 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 14,497 total deaths in Michigan.

As of Jan. 25, 463,106 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 will go through Feb. 1.

1,479,475 vaccines have been distributed throughout the state, and 854,084 have been administered as of Jan. 29.

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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