Marquette, MI – June 17, 2021 – Governor Gretchen Whitmer today accelerated the end of all COVID-19 epidemic orders on gatherings and masking as COVID-19 cases continue to plummet following increased vaccinations.
Beginning Tuesday, June 22nd, capacity in both indoor and outdoor settings will increase to 100% and the state will no longer require residents to wear a face mask.
All restrictions were scheduled to be lifted on July 1st.
Nearly five million Michiganders ages 16 and older have received their first vaccine dose, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.
According to data from the Michigan Care Improvement Registry, half of Michigan residents have completed their vaccination and over 60% have gotten their first shots.