LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is warning that Michigan has more confirmed cases of the coronavirus than ever, noting a sharp increase since the state Supreme Court invalidated her sweeping orders earlier this month.
Since the court decision on Oct. 2, the seven-day case average is up to 1,818 — nearly double.
The governor says Michigan is at a “dangerous moment.”
She pleaded Wednesday for people to wear a mask and socially distance.
Meanwhile, a chiropractor in western Michigan has challenged the state’s mask rule in court, saying that Whitmer’s health department has no authority to make masks mandatory.
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