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Michigan reports 5,259 new COVID-19 cases, 85 more deaths

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Posted at 3:31 PM, Apr 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-20 15:31:09-04

LANSING, Mich. — 5,259 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 85 deaths connected to COVID-19 on April 20, 2021.

Thirty-three of those deaths were identified during a review of medical records.

There are 799,140 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 16,986 total deaths in Michigan.

As of April 16, 603,094 have recovered from the virus.

A total of 4,279 adults with confirmed or suspected cases of the virus are hospitalized in the state.

7,708,515 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed throughout the state, and 5,982,041 have been administered as of April 19.

45.6% of residents have 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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