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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Announces Removal Of Restrictions By June 22 !

Michigan Governor Announces Removal Of Restrictions By June 22

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has decided to open up the state before the decided date. Earlier, she had kept July 1 as the day on which the restrictions would be removed. However, the situation in the state has improved at a faster pace. This prompted her to loosen the restrictions by June 22. The high rate of vaccination has helped Michigan in containing the virus. Moreover, Whitmer said, “Today is a day that we have all been looking forward to, as we can safely get back to normal day-to-day activities and put this pandemic behind us.”

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer
Source: Bride Michigan

 

Michigan Governor Thanks Frontline Workers For Their Contribution Amid COVID

Michigan was under crisis when another COVID wave started in the state. Whitmer had to go all out with the vaccination program to get the project started. She thanked the healthcare workers and other frontline workers for their contribution during the pandemic. Furthermore, the governor said, “We owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the medical experts and health professionals who stood on the front lines to keep us all safe. And we are incredibly thankful to all of the essential workers who kept our state moving. Thanks to the millions of Michiganders who rolled up their sleeves to get the safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine, we have been able to make these changes ahead of schedule. ”

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer
Source: WSJ

Gretchen Whitmer To Now Focus On Revival Of Economy

Gretchen Whitmer revealed that she would now focus on reviving the economy of the state which has gone down due to the pandemic. She said, “Our top priority going forward is utilizing the federal relief funding in a smart, sustainable way as we put Michigan back to work and jumpstart our economy. We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ensure that Michigan’s families, small businesses, and communities emerge from this pandemic stronger than ever before.”

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