You can watch the full replay of the briefing above.
8 takeaways from Whitmer’s COVID briefing: In-person learning, vaccine distribution, restaurants
This was the governor’s second COVID-19 briefing this week. She and Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, also provided an update Wednesday afternoon.
Michigan is currently under a revised order from MDHHS until Jan. 15. That order bans certain activities statewide, such as dining indoors at restaurants and serving concessions at entertainment facilities.
On Thursday, the state reported 4,015 new COVID-19 cases and 176 additional deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, Michigan has confirmed 512,751 cases of COVID-19 and 13,094 virus-related deaths.