Gov Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order
Lansing, Mich. : Staring on Monday, Michigan imposed mandatory face mask mandate. It’s required to wear a face mask while inside a public place. Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order (2020-147) last week, saying business must refuse customers if they not wear face mask.
However, there are limited exceptions for children under 5, and for those with critical health conditions preventing them from wearing mask.
The order also requires to use of face coverings in crowded outdoor spaces.
Violators of the order will not face any jail but have to pay a fine up to $500.
The new executive order comes in an effort to curb the spikes of coronavirus cases. Michigan has now more than 69000 COVID-19 positive cases and 6068 deaths.
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