Michigan reports 1,872 new COVID-19 cases, 80 more deaths

COVID 19 Cases Graphic.png
Posted at 3:31 PM, Jan 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 15:31:55-05

LANSING, Mich. — 1,872 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 80 deaths connected to COVID-19 on Jan. 28, 2021.

That includes 67 deaths identified through a vital records review.

There are 556,109 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 14,491 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.

1,479,075 vaccines have been distributed throughout the state, and 802,106 have been administered as of Jan. 28.

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.

Follow FOX 17: Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube