Michigan movie theaters, bowling alleys can reopen Oct. 9
NOVI, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer amended the MI Safe Start order to reopen movie theaters and performance venues. READ: Michigan Gov. Whitmer reopens movie theaters, strengthens mask requirements in schoolsThe decision comes as Whitmer has been under increasing pressure to explain why businesses like casinos can open but theaters could not. We don’t expect a full attendance right away -- especially with the capacity restrictions,” said Emagine Entertainmen CEO Anthony Laverde.
Gov. Whitmer Reopens Movie Theaters, Requires Masks For Students In Grades K-5
Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday amending the MI Safe Start order to reopen movie theaters and performance venues and requires face coverings for students in grades K-5. As a result, we are now able to reopen movie theaters and performance venues with strict safety measures in place. Non-residential indoor venues must require a face covering . All students in grades k indergarten and up i n r egions 1-5 and 7 to wear a face covering in classrooms. Let’s all be smart and stay safe.”Whitmer also signed another executive order Friday, which updates the governor’s previous order on workplace safeguards to reflect the changes in the MI Safe Start Order.detroit.cbslocal.com
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Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at 5:Michigans coronavirus risk level increases as cases spike statewideThe Detroit Region is now considered medium-high risk as the number of new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continues to increase throughout the state. The Detroit Region has increased to the medium-high risk level based on case rate and percent positivity increases over three weeks, the state says on its MI Safe Start map.