Michigan sees 81K new unemployment claims, 1.2M over 6 weeks

LANSING, Mich. (WOOD) — On Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the closure of bars, casinos and other public places through May 28. The order also bans dine-in service at restaurants.

The extended order came hours after the governor declared a new 28-day state of emergency. Whitmer’s stay-at-home order remains in effect through May 15.