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Michigan reports 3,579 new COVID-19 cases, 16 more deaths

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Posted at 3:12 PM, Mar 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-23 15:12:55-04

LANSING, Mich. — 3,579 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 16 deaths connected to COVID-19 on March 23, 2021.

Eight of those deaths were identified during a vital records review.

There are 633,191 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 15,919 total deaths in Michigan.

As of March 19, 562,775 have recovered from the virus.

A total of 1,653 adults with confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 are hospitalized in the state.

4,336,425 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed across the state, and 3,652,762 have been administered as of March 22.

About 28.5% of the state's population has received at least one dose of a vaccine.

See the state's coronavirus metrics on our interactive map here.

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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