Michigan adds 1,295 cases, 21 deaths from COVID-19 over 3 days

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Michigan on Friday added 1,295 cases and 21 deaths from COVID-19 including totals from Wednesday and Thursday.

The figures bring Michigan’s total number of cases to 899,921 and deaths to 19,883 since the virus was first detected in March 2020, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services.

This week the state added 2,323 cases and 35 deaths from the virus, an increase in cases from last week when the state added 1,531 cases and a decrease from 47 deaths.

The weekly record of 50,892 cases was set Nov. 15-21. The second highest weekly total was 47,316 Nov. 22-28.

The weekly record of 808 deaths was recorded in mid-December.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in April announced the “MI Vacc to Normal” plan tying future COVID-19 restrictions to the percentage of residents who have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. The state lifted its remaining COVID-19 restrictions on June 22 after rolling back many others, including indoor and outdoor capacity limitations.

As of Thursday, nearly 63%of Michigan residents over age 16 had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.