Here’s how the new COVID-19 emergency order affects Michigan gatherings
LANSING, Mich. – Michigan health officials issued a new COVID-19 emergency order Thursday (Oct. 29) that includes stricter regulations for indoor gatherings. MDHHS’s previous COVID-19 order was set to expire Friday. MORE: Here’s how the new COVID-19 emergency order affects Michigan restaurants and barsOfficials said failure to follow the order could violate a business or professional’s licensure requirements or present a workplace safety violation. COVID-19 trendsAfter the first cases of COVID-19 trickled into Michigan in mid-March, the pandemic hit with full force by the end of the month. Previous restrictionsThe state of Michigan was under a stay-at-home order for 70 days at the start of the pandemic, beginning on March 24.