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By Garth Meyers
The Gazette 

WSU spike leads to gathering limits in Pullman

County records COVID rate set to reverse phase


U.S. Dept. of State


COLFAX - A new gathering limit of 10 people was placed within Pullman as part of an emergency order issued by the Whitman County Health Department on April 2.

The move is in response to rising COVID-19 cases tied to Washington State University (WSU) students.

"I'm pretty proud of my health department and health director. That was the right move at the right time," said Michael Largent, Whitman County commissioner.

The order limits a maximum of 10 people for outdoor social gatherings that are not connected to religious services, funerals or weddings.

Masks and social distancing are still r...

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