LIVE STREAM: Michigan Gov. Whitmer holds coronavirus news briefing

More than 4,600 COVID-19 related deaths in Michigan

DETROIT – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will hold a coronavirus news briefing Wednesday afternoon.

Gov. Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun will provide an update regarding the state’s response efforts to COVID-19. They will be joined by Maureen Frances, a local realtor, and Rachel Lutz, a small business owner, to talk about the MI Safe Start plan.

Watch the briefing live at 3 p.m. in the video player above.

Last week, Gov. Whitmer announced the extension of the state’s stay-home order through May 28, as well as a 6-stage plan to fully reopen the state.

On Monday, manufacturing, including automakers, were allowed to begin reopening and calling employees back to work, with strict safety precautions in place.

Related: Michigan Gov. Whitmer: Goal is to test 450,000 residents for virus in May

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