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State health department reports nearly 19,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19

LANSING, Mich. – Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 18,970 confirmed cases of COVID–19.

There have been 118 deaths and 1,749 new cases, also reported today. In total, there have been 845 deaths in Michigan due to COVID–19. These are the latest numbers provided by the health department as of 3 p.m. today.


District Health Department No. 4 confirms that 60 tests have been conducted in Alpena County. Forty-nine have come back negative. None have come back positive for COVID- 9, and 11 tests are pending. Alpena County is not reporting any deaths due to COVID–19.D

Following are today’s updated numbers from District Health Department No. 4.