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HOUGHTON — The state of Michigan honored Michigan Technological University’s COVID-19 lab to commemorate its one-year anniversary.
At Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, State Rep. Greg Markkanen presented Board Chair Brenda Ryan with a tribute commending the lab. In addition to Markkanen, the resolution was signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist and State Sen. Ed McBroom.
“This has been an incredible achievement known around the state,” said Markkanen, R-Hancock.
Tech’s is the only campus-based COVID testing lab in the state. Over the past year, the lab has performed about 34,000 tests for Michigan Tech…