Sunday first day of no COVID deaths since March

State officials report no new deaths related to the coronavirus on Sunday, though that number could change.

State officials on Sunday reported zero new deaths caused by the coronavirus for the first time since March 17. Just three deaths were reported Saturday.

There were 343 new cases of COVID-19 in the state bringing the cumulative totals to 65,876 cases and 5,972 deaths.

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While the new fatality numbers are a hopeful sign in Michigan’s months-long struggle against the virus, they are still preliminary. Some reporting won’t happen until after the holiday weekend. Also, the state reviews death records after the fact to find additional deaths related to the coronavirus, which could increase Sunday’s total.

You can read more at MLive.

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