Gov announces all capacity restrictions end July 1
Lansing, May 20-Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that as of June 1, capacity limits will lift for outdoor events. Additionally, indoor capacity limits will increase to 50%, allowing indoor social gatherings such as weddings and funerals to move closer to normalcy.
As of July 1, the state will no longer limit capacity at indoor or outdoor gatherings.
To reflect these changes, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), will release an updated epidemic order on Monday. Throughout the month of June, people who are not yet fully vaccinated will still be required to mask up while indoors.
“Starting June 1st, we will be moving forward, faster than expected, towards a return to normalcy,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer in making the announcement. “ Soon, Michiganders will be able to celebrate together, have summer weddings and even enjoy a 4th of July barbeque with family and friends. This is what we have all been working so hard towards, and I am so grateful to every Michigander who continues to go above and beyond to keep themselves, their family, and our communities safe. Thanks to them, we can take these final steps towards a return to the normalcy and build our economy back stronger than ever.”