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

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Exclusive poll: 61% approve of Gov. Whitmer's Handling of COVID-19 pandemic
Exclusive poll: 61% approve of Gov. Whitmer's Handling of COVID-19 pandemic

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

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On Wednesday, the state announced 783 new cases and 13 additional deaths due to COVID-19. In total, Michigan has confirmed 108,595 cases and 6,552 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Whitmer will be joined at Thursday’s briefing by Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun.

Leaders in education, business, labor and workforce development will also join the governor as they announce an initiative to help Michigan workers and their families during the pandemic, according to officials.

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