Gov. Whitmer provides a COVID-19 Update

LANSING, Mich. (WBUP) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer had a press conference on Thursday to provide an update on COVID-19 in Michigan.

The press conference comes just after the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services epidemic order went into affect.

The three-week “Pause to Save Lives,” targets indoor social gatherings and other group activities.

The governor spoke about why public health experts are recommending these steps.