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

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.

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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.

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