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Michigan reports 6,524 new COVID-19 cases since Saturday, 35 more deaths

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Posted at 3:05 PM, Apr 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-26 15:05:15-04

LANSING, Mich. — 6,524 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan since Saturday. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 35 deaths connected to COVID-19 on April 26, 2021.

There are 825,844 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 17,324 total deaths in Michigan.

A total of 3,811 adults with confirmed or suspected cases of the virus are hospitalized in the state.

As of April 24, 626,254 have recovered from the virus.

8,460,585 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed throughout the state, and 6,386,220 have been administered as of April 25.

47.3% of residents have received at least one dose of a vaccine.

On April 16, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services extended its Gathering and Mask order through May 24.

As of April 26, children ages 2 to 4 must make a good-faith effort to wear a mask when at a childcare facility or camp.


More information and resources on the coronavirus 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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