Inslee announces rollbacks to some activities to slow COVID-19 exposure
Modifications related to weddings and funerals, restaurants, bars, and fitness and entertainment centers.
Last updated 7/23/2020 at 8:33pm
The following is from a news release from Gov. Jay Inslee.
Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman today, July 23, announced changes to "Safe Start," Washington's phased approach to reopening. The changes target activities that data have shown provide a higher risk of COVID-19 exposure.
It has been four months since the governor announced the state's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order. Since then, cases in Washington have risen from 2,000 to almost 50,000, and deaths have increased from 110 to nearly 1,500.
To combat the rising numbers, the governor and secretary are changing guid...