By Bria Brown

(CBS DETROIT) – Michigan’s extended unemployment benefits will end this week.

This comes after the state says its unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in March.

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The state unemployment rate must be at least 6.5 percent for three consecutive months for the federal benefits to remain.

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This comes as the labor department marks the lowest level of jobless claims since the week ending on March 14, 2020.

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