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Live stream: Michigan Gov. Whitmer provides COVID-19 update

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun hold news conference

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will provide an update Wednesday on the state’s handling of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Whitmer is scheduled to hold a news conference at 1:30 p.m. You can watch live in the stream posted above.

She will be joined by Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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Whitmer and Khaldun will discuss the continued efforts to slow the spread of the virus in Michigan.

On Tuesday, Michigan announced 1,586 new COVID-19 cases and 22 additional deaths, bringing the state totals to 149,392 cases and 7,053 deaths.

The 7-day moving average for new cases in Michigan is now 1,670 -- the highest ever. April 7 was the last peak, at 1,622 cases.

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