MUSKEGON, Mich. (Great Lakes News) – One community in West Michigan has flattened the COVID-19 curve.

Mercy Health in Muskegon announced they have no inpatient COVID-19 cases for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

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The Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Mercy Health Muskegon said, “I think this is a reflection of our community in playing the role and helping slow the spread of this virus.”

Mercy Health made this announcement on their Facebook page.

Meanwhile, during Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 update on Wednesday, she did not acknowledge Mercy Health’s milestone. Whitmer encouraged all Michigan school districts to offer in-person learning. However, she did not require districts to meet her March 1st deadline.