Study: Michigan’s COVID recovery slowest in the nation

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As the U.S. gradually recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, states are relaxing restrictions. But one state is recovering more slowly than all the others.

That state is Michigan, according to consumer website The state finished 51st on the list of 50 states and the District of Columbia across 21 metrics that include vaccination percentages and real GDP levels.

The national unemployment rate, which topped out at 14.8% in April of last year, has dropped to 5.8%. But some states are recovering faster than others, and data from Michigan puts the state in last place.

Indiana came in 33rd. Iowa leads the nation in the strength of its recovery.

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