On Thursday, April 9, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended her "Stay Home, Stay Safe," executive order through the end of April.
As part of Executive Order 2020-42, Whitmer also placed restrictions on stores including how many people are allowed in the store at a time and what type of items they can sell.
Large stores must limit the number of people inside to no more than four customers for every 1,000 square-feet of customer floor space. Small stores must limit capacity at 25 percent of the total occupancy limits.
Large stores must also close areas of the store that are dedicated to carpeting, flooring, furniture, garden centers, plant nurseries, or paint.
""We've been partnering with the state for some time to share our efforts to keep our associates and customers safe, including customer limits in stores, pausing spring promotions to avoid driving foot traffic, and implementing many social distancing and safety measures. We’ll continue to ensure our stores are in compliance as we work to provide essential items to our customers and communities," The Home Depot said.
A spokesperson for Kroger said they are working through plans on adhering to the new guidelines.