Wednesday will mark 1 year since first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Michigan
On March 10, 2020 Michigan confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases. On March 10, 2020 Michigan confirmed its first two COVID-19 cases. Fast-forward almost a year later and 596,054 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Michigan as of Saturday, including 15,666 deaths to be exact. Around this time last year, other states had already reported confirmed cases. COVID-19 variant has potential to rapidly increase casesOn March 3, Michigan officials reported a total of 422 confirmed cases of the B117 COVID-19 variant in the state.
Under new president, Dr. Fauci says it is ‘liberating’ to ‘let the science speak’
“The idea that you can get up here and talk about what you know, what the evidence, what the science is and know that’s it, let the science speak -- it is somewhat of a liberating feeling,” Fauci added. Dr. Fauci asked about difference between Trump and Biden administrations:"The idea that you can get up here and talk about what you know, what the evidence, what the science is and know that's it, let the science speak — it is somewhat of a liberating feeling." Throughout the pandemic, Trump constantly undermined Fauci’s credibility, falsely insisting that the pandemic was nearly over. Now under the Biden administration, Fauci is in full view of the public, feeling like he can speak freely and openly about the science surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. “One of the new things in this administration is, If you don’t know the answer, don’t guess,” Fauci said.