Michigan reports 2,165 new COVID-19 cases, 148 more deaths

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Posted at 3:14 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 15:14:10-05

LANSING, Mich. — 2,165 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 148 deaths connected to COVID-19 on Jan. 21, 2021.

That includes 128 deaths identified through a vital records review.

There are 544,311 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 14,053 total deaths in Michigan.

As of Jan. 19, 442,408 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.

1,096,025 vaccines have been distributed throughout the state, and 552,713 have been administered.

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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