Dr. Scott Atlas, a member of the Trump administration’s coronavirus task force, encouraged people in Michigan to “rise up” against new coronavirus restrictions enacted on Sunday by Michigan Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer.
“Today’s order, which takes effect Wednesday, Nov. 18, is not a blanket stay-home action like in the spring,” the state said. “The order leaves open work that cannot be performed from home, including for manufacturing, construction and health occupations. Outdoor gatherings, outdoor dining and parks remain open. Individualized activities with distancing and face masks are still allowed: retail shopping; public transit; restaurant takeout; personal-care services such as haircuts, by appointment; and individualized exercise at a gym, with extra spacing between machines.”
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services put out a graphic showing what would be allowed to remain open and what would be forced to closed.
The things that are being forced to close include in-person high school learning, in-person college and university learning, workplaces