We are expecting a few updates this week from the Michigan governor on the state’s response to COVID-19.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer first held a news conference 3 p.m. Monday. She was joined by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist.
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At the end of last week, Whitmer said that while the curve is flattening there is much to consider before reopening the economy amid the pandemic -- and she is treating every industry differently. She said a large factor in determining when Michigan can reopen is the state’s ability to test more people.
She intends to make announcements throughout the week regarding plans for reopening the economy.