The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has released new guidelines on when indoor sports can resume. Follow these guidelines to ensure your indoor sports activities are safe and compliant.
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While some progress has been made in the fight against COVID-19, the virus is still circulating and causing illness, death, and economic hardship. In Michigan, the number of new cases and deaths has declined since the peak in early April, but case counts have begun to increase again in recent weeks. The risk of severe illness from COVID-19 remains, particularly for people who are 65 years and older or who have underlying health conditions.
As we continue to fight the pandemic, it is important to resume certain activities in a way that minimizes the risk of spreading COVID-19. This document provides guidance on when indoor sports can resume in Michigan.
The current state of indoor sports in Michigan
As of right now, indoor sports are allowed to resume in Michigan as of January 16th. This is due to the recent changes in the state’s COVID-19 restrictions. Previously, indoor sports were not allowed to resume until February 1st.
It is important to note that these changes only apply to venues that can follow proper safety protocols. This includes ensuring that all participants are wearing masks and that there is proper ventilation in the venue.
So far, there have been no major outbreaks traced back to indoor sports venues in Michigan. However, it is still important for everyone to remain vigilant in following safety protocols in order to keep the risk of transmission low.
When can indoor sports resume in Michigan?
The answer to this question depends on the latest guidance from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). As of January 2021, indoor sports are not currently allowed to resume in Michigan. However, the MDHHS is continuously monitoring the situation and may provide updates in the future that would allow for indoor sports to resume.
At this time, there is no specific date for when indoor sports can resume in Michigan. However, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has provided guidance on when indoor sports activities may resume. This guidance is based on the state’s progress in controlling the spread of COVID-19.
As of November 18, 2020, the MDHHS has indicated that indoor sports activities may resume when the following conditions are met:
-There is a 14-day decline in the statewide average of COVID-19 cases or a 14-day decline in the rate of positive tests.
-There is a 14-day decline in the number of deaths due to COVID-19.
-There is a 14-day decline in the number of people hospitalized due to COVID-19.
The MDHHS will continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates as more information becomes available.