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Michigan reports 2,048 new COVID-19 cases, 27 more deaths

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Posted at 3:04 PM, Mar 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-16 15:04:55-04

LANSING, Mich. — 2,048 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 27 deaths connected to COVID-19 on March 16, 2021.

That includes six deaths identified through a vital records review.

There are 612,628 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 15,810 total deaths in Michigan.

As of March 12, 556,697 have recovered from the virus.

3,767,635 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed across the state, and 3,084,284 have been administered as of March 14.

About 24.4% of the population has received at least one dose of a vaccine.

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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