Gov. Whitmer extends ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order to May 28

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN — Michigan’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order to slow the spread of COVID-19 has been extended to May 28.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the extension Thursday before hosting a press conference to address the COVID-19 situation in Michigan. She also announced that manufacturing around the state can resume Monday.

Statewide, there have been 45,646 COVID-19 cases and 4,343 deaths as of 3 p.m. Thursday.

Berrien County reported 354 cases and 21 deaths.

To date, there have been 36 cases and two deaths in Cass County, while across county lines Van Buren County reported 73 cases and two deaths.