NewsCoronavirus

Actions

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

Whitmer_image
Posted at 11:11 PM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-23 23:12:00-04

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an interview with WWJ Tuesday said that the state won't be moving into phase 5 of the reopening plan as she had hoped.

Whitmer told WWJ that her plan was to move the rest of the state into phase 5 ahead of the Fourth of July.

Gov. Whitmer's office said she hasn't ruled out a move by the Fourth of July, however, officials will continue to monitor data.

RELATED: Michigan enters phase 4 of MI Safe Start reopening plan

Michigan entered phase 4 of the MI Safe Start plan in early June, which was followed by the lifting of the stay-at-home order, and the re-opening of bars and restaurants.

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

Read our daily Coronavirus Live Blog for the latest updates and news on coronavirus.

Click here for a page with resources including a COVID-19 overview from the CDC, details on cases in Michigan, a timeline of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's orders since the outbreak, coronavirus' impact on Southeast Michigan, and links to more information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC and the WHO.

View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.

Find out how you can help metro Detroit restaurants struggling during the pandemic.

See all of our Helping Each Other stories.

See complete coverage on our Coronavirus Continuing Coverage page.