BREAKING: 6,498 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Michigan; 184 Deaths
Health official say there are now 6,498 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Michigan.
The state now says 184 people have died from the virus.
The state updates these numbers every day at 3 p.m.
Sunday, the state was at 5,486 confirmed cases with 132 deaths.
Monday morning, Grand Traverse County reported its first confirmed case of community acquired transmission.
Monday afternoon, we learned a Kalkaska County man who tested positive for COVID-19 last week has died.
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) says the man was in his late 80s and was hospitalized at Munson Healthcare in Traverse City on March 25.
He was tested for coronavirus and his results came back positive on March 26. He passed away Monday morning at the hospital.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday in a press conference a supplemental budget action to free up $150 million of state budget money to fight COVID-19.
Whitmer also signed an executive directive, temporarily suspending hiring, creating new positions, filling vacant positions, transfers and promotions within the executive branch of state government.
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