President Trump to visit Ford plant in Ypsilanti Thursday

President Donald Trump points as he departs the White House on Marine One, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington. Trump is en route to Camp David, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (Alex Brandon, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

YPSILANTI, Mich. – President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Ford’s Rawsonville plant in Ypsilanti Thursday.

The White House said the visit is to thank businesses producing PPE and medical equipment.

Trump is expected to speak at the facility which had been converted to produce ventilators to help fight against coronavirus.

As of May 17, Michigan has 51,142 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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