Key ways Michigan’s COVID-19 situation is different than when stay-at-home order was necessary
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan’s COVID-19 cases sharply declined during the stay-at-home order, but even with cases currently spiking higher than ever before, there are several reasons a similar order likely isn’t necessary, according to the governor. Gretchen Whitmer was asked Thursday during her COVID-19 press briefing whether another stay-at-home order might help get cases under control. The state reported a single-day high 4,101 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday (Nov. 4). “A key part of that mix this spring was your stay-at-home order. She cited some key differences between then and now that might suggest we don’t need another stay-at-home order to decrease the case count.