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WATCH: Michigan Gov. Whitmer provides coronavirus (COVID-19) update

In a pool photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, April 9, 2020. The governor signed an executive order extending her prior "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order through the end of April. The order limits gatherings and travel and requires all workers who are not necessary to sustain or protect life to stay home. The order also imposes more stringent limitations on stores to reduce foot traffic to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, Pool)
In a pool photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Thursday, April 9, 2020. The governor signed an executive order extending her prior "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order through the end of April. The order limits gatherings and travel and requires all workers who are not necessary to sustain or protect life to stay home. The order also imposes more stringent limitations on stores to reduce foot traffic to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP, Pool)

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer provided an update on the state’s coronavirus (COVID-19) response Wednesday afternoon.

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

Watch the press conference below:

READ: Coronavirus in Michigan -- Here’s where we stand today

As of Wednesday, the state has 28,059 cases of COVID-19 and 1,921 people have died.

During the governor’s last press conference, she discussed how the curve appeared to be flattening. At the news conference before that, she extended the state’s stay-at-home order through the end of the month.

MORE: A timeline of closures, event bans, stay-at-home orders


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