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Michigan reports 8,955 new COVID-19 cases, 40 more deaths

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Posted at 3:30 PM, Apr 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-16 15:30:39-04

LANSING, Mich. — 8,955 new cases of coronavirus are confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports an additional 40 deaths connected to COVID-19 on April 16, 2021.

There are 779,777 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 16,771 total deaths in Michigan.

A total of 4,183 adults with confirmed or suspected cases of the virus are hospitalized as of Friday.

As of April 9, 587,283 have recovered from the virus.

7,494,045 COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed throughout the state, and 5,665,028 have been administered as of April 15.

43.3% 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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