LANCING, Mitch. – The Michigan Department of Health and Humanitarian Services (MDHHS) announced on Tuesday that masks will not normally be required at outdoor gatherings where there are less than 100 people.
The new collection order and face masks COVID-19 will take effect from May 6 to May 31.
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In addition, officials said anyone who was fully vaccinated and not experiencing symptoms would not be required to wear a housing meeting mask, which also includes indoor.
“Michiganders’ commitment to a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 allows us to return to normal,” said MDHHS Director Elizabeth Hertel. “Vaccines work. This means that once Michiganders are fully vaccinated, they do not have to follow as many health guidelines because of the protection that the vaccine provides against the spread of the virus. Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer launched the MI Vacc plan for normal to determine the stages of the vaccine to allow a return to normal. This week we are taking further steps in this direction. “
The new guidelines for organized sports will no longer require routine testing of COVID-19 if fully vaccinated players are asymptomatic. Masks will continue to be required for contact sports, but not outdoors during active training and non-contact sports competitions.
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According to government officials, 39.3% of Michiganders 16 and older were fully vaccinated, with 50.6% receiving at least the first dose.
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