Watch Gov. Whitmer’s full update (Jan. 13) on Michigan’s handling of COVID-19

Whitmer announces restaurants may be able to resume indoor dining Feb. 1

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer provided an update Wednesday on the state’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. She announced the state is aiming to reopen restaurants for indoor dining in the near future.

READ: 13 takeaways from Gov. Whitmer’s COVID update

You can watch the full replay of her briefing in the video above.

Whitmer was joined by Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, as well as MDHHS Director Robert Gordon.

Michigan’s Chief Operating Officer, Tricia Foster, also provided an update on the state’s vaccine distribution efforts.

UPDATE: Michigan aims to resume indoor dining at restaurants on Feb. 1, Gov. Whitmer says

The state is currently under an MDHHS emergency order that bans certain segments of the economy, such as indoor dining at restaurants and concessions at entertainment facilities.

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