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Inslee orders Washington residents to "Stay home, stay safe"

 

March 19, 2020



OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered resident to stay home for the next two weeks as a way to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, also known as Wuhan Flu.

The order takes effect March 25.

“Tonight, I am issuing a stay home order to fight this virus,” Inslee said in a televised and Internet broadcast Monday evening from Olympia. “This is Washington’s stay home, stay health order.”

Inslee said the order includes a ban on all gatherings, including going to the beach, weddings, funerals and even sleep overs.

“It requires every single Washingtonian to minimize cont...



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