Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer provides coronavirus (COVID-19) update

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a news conference Aug. 19, 2020.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a news conference Aug. 19, 2020. (WDIV)

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

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Whitmer will be joined by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun.

Michigan officials reported 477 new coronavirus cases Tuesday afternoon. It was the first time the state reported fewer than 500 cases in consecutive days since July 20.

Overall, the state has reported 93,662 coronavirus cases, 6,340 deaths and 67,778 recoveries.

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