Watch: Gov. Whitmer’s full Dec. 29 update on handling of COVID-19 in Michigan

Michigan under revised COVID-19 order

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer provided an update Tuesday on the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan.

READ: Here’s everything you should know about COVID-19 in Michigan before the briefing.

Whitmer was joined by Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

The briefing lasted from 11:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday. You can watch the full replay of the briefing in the video above.

Michigan is currently under a revised order that heightened COVID-19 restrictions. The original order was issued in November and has twice been extended.

In mid-December, MDHHS revised the order to reopen certain entertainment venues, such as bowling alleys, movie theaters and casinos, though concessions are not allowed.

Indoor dining at restaurants is still among the activities banned by the state.

The current order is in effect until Jan. 15, but Whitmer said during her last briefing that the state would consider resuming some activities earlier if significant progress is made.


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