Detroit Coronavirus Information

LAKE ORION, MI - MARCH 22: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at an event where General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra announced a $300 million investment in the GM Orion Assembly Plant plant for electric and self-driving vehicles at the Orion Assembly Plant on March 22, 2019 in Lake Orion, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

The ban comes amid a growing number of coronavirus COVID-19 cases in the state. As of Friday morning, when Gov. Whitmer signed the order, the number of cases was up to 12.

The governor’s executive order also closes all K-12 school buildings to students from Monday, March 16 until Sunday, April 5.

Under this executive order, all events and shared-space assemblages of more than 250 people are temporarily prohibited in the state. Certain assemblages are exempt from this prohibition, such as those for the purpose of:

  • Industrial or manufacturing work
  • Mass transit
  • The purchase of groceries or consumer goods

If you have tickets to an upcoming event, wait to hear from or contact your event organization about reschedulings or cancellations. You can also see an updating list here.

Source: Fox 2