Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says COVID-19 antibody test could help reopen economy

"We want to know who possibly has antibodies, who can be safely out in the public or back to work."

Michigan is preparing to publish COVID-19 recovery data and wants to identify residents who have developed antibodies and may now be immune to the virus, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Monday, Bridge Magazine reports.

As the state’s death toll rises and Whitmer is expected to extend her stay-at-home order beyond April 14, recovery data could inform decisions on when and how to reopen parts of the Michigan economy. 

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