Read the entire executive order closing indoor service at bars in most of Michigan

Posted at 4:29 PM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 16:43:20-04

(WXYZ) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order closing indoor service at bars throughout most of Michigan to protect the state as the number of COVID-19 cases is growing.

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It includes all regions except the Traverse City area and Upper Peninsula. Bars statewide can continue to serve outdoors.

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The order applies to establishments with on-premises retailer liquor licenses that earn more than 70% of their gross receipts from alcohol sales, which means night clubs, strip clubs and traditional bars will have to end indoor service.

Read the entire order below.

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