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Michigan to halt indoor dining, in-person high school, college for 3 weeks

 

November 16, 2020

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks during an event with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden (not pictured) in Southfield, Michigan, on Oct. 16, 2020. On Sunday, Whitmer on Sunday said the state will ban indoor dining and in-person high school and college for three weeks starting on Wednesday as coronavirus cases rise sharply. REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo

(Reuters) - Michigan will ban indoor dining and in-person high school and college for three weeks starting on Wednesday as coronavirus cases rise sharply, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said on Sunday.

"We are in the worst moment of this pandemic to date," Whitmer told a televised news conference. "The situation has never been more dire. We are at the precipice and we need to take some action."

Whitmer, a Democrat, also said the state was temporarily banning all events in indoor entertainment venues, concert halls, movie theaters, sporting venues, casinos, bingo halls and skating rinks.

https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/government-and-politics/6763602-Michigan-to-halt-indoor-dining-in-person-high-school-college-for-3-weeks

 

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