LANSING, Mich. – Michigan is at the moment in the latter third of a three-week “pause” that shut down indoor eating at eating places, in-person courses for faculties and excessive colleges, and far more.
As COVID-19 circumstances stay excessive, persons are questioning if Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will lengthen the “pause.”
In a press convention Thursday, Whitmer stated she is worried concerning the quantity of Thanksgiving journey and the way probably that will impression Michigan hospitals.
“So we actually are encouraging individuals to not journey for Christmas and begin determining methods to use Zoom to remain shut,” Whitmer stated.
Regardless of the dire predictions of a sombre vacation season, Whitmer is inspired by the promise of vaccines that may very well be accessible to Michiganders mid-December.
“There’s nice, nice hope on the horizon,” Whitmer stated. ”We’ve seen important progress in vaccine growth from Pfizer and even doing a few of that work right here in Michigan, and Moderna.”
She stated another excuse she is holding off on extending the “pause” is that there’s seemingly a flattening of the COVID numbers over the previous few days.
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