Governor lifts stay-at-home orders

The governor will also allow bars and restaurants to reopen, people to gather in groups up to 100, and sporting events to resume.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that she is ending the state’s stay-at-home order effective Monday, June 8.

June 8 will also mark the starting point for several other orders:

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  • Bars and restaurants will be allowed to reopen at 50% capacity
  • Swimming pools and child day camps we be able to reopen
  • In-home services, such house cleaning, can resume
  • Athletic events and outdoor fitness classes can resume


Effective immediately, people will be allowed to gather in groups of up to 100 as long as the gathering is outdoors. That comes just in time for graduation parties.


Effective Thursday, June 4, retail businesses will be allowed to welcome customers without an appointment. Last week, retailers were permitted to reopen to customers by appointment only.

What isn’t open

Not everything will be allowed to reopen under the governor’s orders. Gyms, hair salons, tattoo parlors, and casinos will all have to remain closed.

Those rules do not apply to tribe-owned casinos, which are considered sovereign territory with their own rules.

You can read more at MLive.

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