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Gov. Inslee announces new limits on social gatherings, ban on live entertainment

Concerns mounting as state records highest single day increase of COVID-19 cases so far

 
Series: Coronavirus | Story 163

Last updated 7/17/2020 at 5:47pm

As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase across the state, Gov. Jay Inslee and Sec. of Health John Wiesman Thursday announced a new limit on social gatherings and a ban on live entertainment across the state.

"The steps are necessary to slow down the spread of COVID-19. The unfortunate truth is that we can't let our guard down, even as we engage in more activities," Inslee said during a press conference. "As we inch closer to the fall, we are already on an unsustainable path in the spread of this virus. We have to change to save lives and to avoid turning the dial back further on the activ...



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