Michigan adds 19,414 cases of COVID-19 over past week, 135 deaths

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Posted at 1:55 PM, Aug 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-23 13:55:41-04

(WXYZ) — The State of Michigan added 19,414 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 over the past week, according to new numbers released from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

That comes out to an average of around 2,773 confirmed and probable cases per day.

According to the state, there were also 135 deaths from confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19.

In all, there have been 2,751,201 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in Michigan and 37,909 deaths.

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