Students may not be able to return to school this fall if coronavirus counts continue to rise in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Thursday.
Whitmer’s back-to-school plan makes clear that classrooms won’t reopen unless the virus appears to be coming under control. That seemed plausible when she released the plan last week and said that she was “optimistic” about schools reopening.
But on Thursday, as new cases reached their highest point since May, Whitmer sounded a more cautious note.
“If we want to be in a position in eight weeks from now where we can get our kids back in in-person education, this trend can’t continue, and that’s why masking up is going to be so important,” she said during a news conference.
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