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Gov. Whitmer expected to issue "stay at home" order

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expected to announce a "stay at home" order during an 11 a.m. press conference Monday as an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Michigan has seen over 1,000 illnesses and nine deaths from the disease in the past two weeks.

Eight other states, including Ohio and Illinois, have put similar orders in place. 

The details of Whitmer's order are not known, but orders in other states include exemptions for essential purposes, such as grocery shopping, getting medical care, and buying fuel. Going outdoors for exercise or to walk a pet is also allowed.

This is a developing story.