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Michigan Remains Major COVID Hot Spot But Refrains from Imposing New Lockdown

HeadlineApr 12, 2021

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise in the U.S. for the third straight week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Upper Midwest remains particularly hard hit. Michigan hospitals saw a 30% hike in admissions over the past week. Health workers say the current surge is marked by a larger proportion of young and seemingly healthy patients. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer says she will not order new restrictions but urged high schools to move learning online and for residents to voluntarily refrain from group activities and indoor dining. She also called on the federal government to send more vaccines to Michigan.

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