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Gov. Inslee says stay-at-home order, business closures may extend beyond Apr. 9

Credit: Office of Gov. Jay Inslee

“Coronavirus stay-at-home order and business closures may be extended, Inslee says”

The stay-at-home and business closure orders that are in effect for Washington may need to be extended, Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday [March 26].

“‘The reason is we simply cannot allow this virus to be slowed, then spring back upon us. We’ve got to pound it and we’ve got to pound it until it’s done. I’m glad that Washingtonians are pitching into what is really a warfare against what is a fatal disease in our state,’ the governor said at a press conference.

“The emergency proclamation that Inslee signed on Monday bans all public and private gatherings of people until 12:01 a.m. April 7. The closure of all non-essential businesses expires at 12:01 a.m. April 9.

“If extended, Inslee did not say how long the orders would last,” by James Drew, The Olympian. Read more

Posted by Steve on March 26, 2020 at 1:45 pm | Permalink

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