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WATCH: Michigan Gov. Whitmer holds virtual town hall on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Town hall began at 7 p.m. on Thursday

In a pool photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tells Michigan residents to stay at home, in her most sweeping order of the coronavirus crisis, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Lansing, Mich. The governor warned that a million people could need hospital beds if they keep mixing with each other and spreading the illness. Whitmer talked about dire results akin to those seen in Italy if people don't follow her order. (Julia Pickett/Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, Pool)
In a pool photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tells Michigan residents to stay at home, in her most sweeping order of the coronavirus crisis, Monday, March 23, 2020 in Lansing, Mich. The governor warned that a million people could need hospital beds if they keep mixing with each other and spreading the illness. Whitmer talked about dire results akin to those seen in Italy if people don't follow her order. (Julia Pickett/Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, Pool)

DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer held a virtual town hall on the state’s coronavirus (COVID-19) response on Thursday evening.

The event was from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. and was broadcast by WOOD TV8 in West Michigan.

Gov. Whitmer will took questions about the current outbreak and the measures being taken to combat it. Some of those who submit questions were selected to talk live with the governor, either over the phone or via video chat.

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Watch the virtual town hall below (or click here if the video player is not showing on your device):


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