"As of today, 179 districts totaling over 53% of Michigan students, are covered by mask requirements implemented by their school district or local county health department," Whitmer said. "That number has increased substantially over the last few weeks, and we expect to see that trend continue as the first day of school approaches."
Whitmer urged all Michiganders ages 12 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
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