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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced another round of coronavirus closures statewide on Nov. 15, 2020 as case positivity rates and hospitalizations have gone up in recent weeks. CREDIT: TVW/screenshot

Washington Governor Announces: Bars, Restaurants Closed Again; Most Indoor Gatherings Banned

“We are today in a more dangerous position than we were in March when our first stay-home order was issued,” Gov. Jay Inslee said during a Sunday press conference. “In March, we were heading into the summer months. And we were largely successful relative to other states because of the combination that we acted early we did not wait,” he added. Continue Reading Washington Governor Announces: Bars, Restaurants Closed Again; Most Indoor Gatherings Banned

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Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced a statewide pullback to a modified Phase 2 of reopening on Nov. 13, 2020. But he declined to issue a mask mandate, as most other states in the region have done in some form. CREDIT: Idaho Public Television/Governor's Office

Idaho Gov. Brad Little Activates National Guard, Moves State Back To Phase 2 As COVID Cases Grow

The governor’s executive order activated 100 National Guard troopers to assist with mobile testing support, medical facility decontamination, COVID-19 screenings, logistical support and more. He also signed a public health order moving Idaho back to a modified version of Stage 2 of the state’s four-stage reopening plan, effective Saturday. Continue Reading Idaho Gov. Brad Little Activates National Guard, Moves State Back To Phase 2 As COVID Cases Grow

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