Lansing, Michigan – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced Tuesday that masks are generally not required at outdoor gatherings of less than 100 people.
The new COVID-19 Gatherings and Face Masks epidemic orders will go into effect from May 6 to May 31.
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Authorities also said anyone who received the full vaccine and did not experience symptoms would not need to wear a mask at home gatherings, including at home.
“Michiganders̵7; commitment to the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine allows us to return to normal,” said MDHHS Director Elizabeth Hertel. And then they don’t need to follow much of the health guidelines because the vaccine prevents it from spreading the virus. Last week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer launched an MI Vacc to Normal plan to determine vaccine milestones so that they can return to normal. This week, we are moving in that direction. ”
The new guidelines for organizing sports will no longer require routine COVID-19 testing if fully vaccinated players do not have symptoms. Still need to use masks for contact sports. But not for outdoor activities, during training and competitions for contactless sports.
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According to government officials, 39.3% of Michiganders 16 and above were fully vaccinated, with 50.6% receiving at least the first.
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