Michigan on Monday became the latest state to issue a stay-at-home order to its residents, joining a growing list of places on lockdown across the country as lawmakers try to thwart the spread of the coronavirus.Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, which goes into effect on Tuesday and will be in place until at least April 13. The order requires all Michigan businesses to suspend in-person operations unless they are part of the “critical infrastructure workforce” or those needed for “minimal basic operations.”Schools will also remain closed until April 13.Residents of the state are also being asked to stay at home, but people can go outside to care for family members, perform necessary government activities, obtain necessary supplies like groceries or medications, and to exercise.HOW TO PREVENT THE SPREAD”When we look back at this, we’ve got to be able to say we did everything we could,” Whitmer said during a press conference.She added: “Don’t play fast and loose with what is essential and what is not…Don’t try to skirt the rules.”Michigan joins a growing list of states that have issued orders restricting movement of residents in an effort to slow the spread of the


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