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Whitmer Orders Bars Closed

Submitted by on July 30, 2020 – 6:42 amNo Comment

Wednesday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-160 and Executive Order 2020-161, amending Michigan’s Safe Start Order and issuing revised workplace safeguards.

Under the Safe Start Order, starting Friday July 31, statewide indoor gatherings will be limited to 10 people, outdoor gathering limits will remain at 250 in Northern Michigan and the U.P. and bars will be closed for indoor service across the state, if they earn more than 70% of their gross receipts from sales of alcoholic beverages.  

Detroit casinos will also be allowed to open on August 5, but their occupancy will be limited to 15% capacity.