Officials said the order is meant to protect Detroit residents and businesses. The order means the procedures that are already in place will remain in place.
You can click here to learn more about the order and the measures Detroit has taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“We’re going to have to act to protect each other,” Duggan said. “In light of the legal chaos in Lansing, at this point, we need to act.”
On Monday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a new order restricting gathering sizes, requiring face coverings and limiting some businesses in Michigan.
The order requires masks at indoor and outdoor gatherings that involve people from different households. It also requires that bars close indoor common areas and indoor gatherings are prohibited in most areas where alcohol is sold.