The COVID-19 epidemic will be remembered in the United States as a perplexing, controversial, and culturally transformative set of events and actions made by both elected and unelected officials.
Over the last 20 months, Michigan has implemented some of the most severe lockdown measures, including the closure of small enterprises. In a show of police state determination, the state attorney general actually ordered the arrest of at least one restaurant who sought to stay open despite the COVID limitations.
Gretchen Whitmer (D), the governor of Michigan, has employed an iron hand on her inhabitants while demonstrating a lack of empathy, causing a lot of hatred among Wolverine residents.
Following the recent decrease of the planned quarantine duration by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Michigan will not adjust its COVID-19 isolation requirements.
Michigan says it won't follow CDC's more relaxed COVID-19 quarantine recommendations https://t.co/TFPIZ8upMx— Detroit Free Press (@freep) December 30, 2021
The CDC declared on Monday that those who test positive for COVID-19 should be quarantined for five days, down from 10 days before. Two days later, White House top medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said that the number of days had been decreased, in part owing to concerns that quarantines might have a significant detrimental impact on society’s capacity to function.
Some on the left were outraged by the news, claiming that it was a bribe to large airlines and big business.