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LIVE AT 3: Whitmer to speak after signing new executive orders

Posted at 2:59 PM, May 01, 2020

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will provide another update on the state's response to coronavirus on Friday afternoon.


Whitmer will be joined by MDHHS Chief Medical Executive Dr. Joneigh Khaldun. Also joining her will be Pat Devlin of the Michigan Building Trades and Barton Mallow President and CEO Ryan Maibach.

The press conference comes one day after Whitmer signed three new executive orders declaring a new state of emergency and state of disaster in Michigan until May 28 at 11:59 p.m.

Later in the day, the Republican-led State House refused to extend the state of emergency and also voted to authorize a lawsuit challenging Whitmer's authority.

Additional Coronavirus information and resources:

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.

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