Gov. Whitmer calls for federal COVID-19 relief funding as Michigan surpasses 500,000 confirmed cases
Gretchen Whitmer is calling for federal COVID-19 relief funding as the state surpasses 500,000 confirmed cases of the virus. The governor released a statement Monday after the state confirmed 4,992 new COVID-19 cases and 80 additional deaths over the last two days. Overall, Michigan has confirmed 502,119 cases of COVID-19 and 12,678 deaths since the start of the pandemic. “I was proud to work with the Legislature to pass and sign a bipartisan $106 Million Relief Plan for Michigan workers, small businesses, and more. There is still more work to do to beat this virus, but I know that Michiganders are up to the challenge.