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Read the entire executive order extending Michigan's stay-at-home order until May 15

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-26 13:17:09-04

(WXYZ) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer extended the state's stay-at-home order until May 15.

“Data shows that most Michiganders are doing their part by staying home and staying safe. That’s good, but we must keep it up. Social distancing is our best weapon to defeat this enemy,” Whitmer said. “With new COVID-19 cases leveling off, however, we are lifting some of the restrictions put in place in the previous order. I want to be crystal clear: the overarching message today is still the same. We must all do our part by staying home and staying safe as much as possible.”

The new order will require people to wear homemade face coverings when they enter enclosed public spaces. It will also lift some restrictions on outdoor activities and allow some workers who perform previously suspended activities to go back to work.

Read the full executive order below:

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