Health Officials Report 8,955 New Coronavirus Cases, 40 Deaths

Coronavirus Numbers 4 16 21Michigan health officials are reporting 8,955 new coronavirus cases and 40 additional deaths.

As of April 9, the cumulative total of recovered of COVID-19 cases in Michigan is 587,283.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday it is extending its gatherings and mask epidemic orders and expanding mask requirements for children ages 2 to 4.

The order extension is through May 24. An infographic that highlights order requirements can be found on Michigan’s COVID-19 website.

The mask requirements for children ages 2 to 4 takes effect April 26 and follows recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance.

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