Michigan reportedly has multiple counties ranking At the higher coronavirus community level, officials recommend wearing masks.
The numbers were based on Thursday’s data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), MLive.com reported Friday, adding that 12 counties were at high levels last week.
The 18 counties at high levels this week include five in southeastern Michigan (Monroe, Wayne, Washtenaw, Macomb, and Oakland), two in southwestern Michigan (Calhoun and Kalamazoo), Michigan Three in the northern state (Oceania, Mason and Calcasca) and eight in the UP (Luce, Menominee, Dickinson, Marquette, Iron, Baraga, Houghton and Keweenaw).
When the county ranked high, the agency recommended that people wear masks when out in public, regardless of whether they were vaccinated or not.
“However, anyone who is symptomatic, has tested positive, or has been in contact with someone with COVID-19, regardless of where they live, should wear a mask,” the MLive.com report continued.
Michigan has seen its highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations since late February. https://t.co/DixxGEO3DK
— MLive (@MLive) August 5, 2022
At the same time, according to economist/YouGov.
“Behaviors are divided along partisan lines: 57% of Republicans say they never wear a mask, compared to 22% of Democrats. 48% of independents also say they never wear a mask,” Breitbart News reported .
According to the MLive.com article, Michigan has 35 counties at the medium community level and 30 counties at the low level.
“Michigan reported 2,512 new confirmed cases each day for the past week,” the outlet said.
According to a photo obtained by Breitbart News, in May 2021, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) went to a bar with others, violating his own coronavirus rules:
According to a photo posted on Facebook by one of the attendees, Whitmer and a large group of friends, including her appointed chief operating officer Tricia Foster, visited Landshark in East Lansing , violating her restaurant order in the process.
“While Whitmer’s team was not wearing masks, bodyguards at Landshark (a dive bar in a college town) could be seen with their faces covered,” the outlet said.