Gov. Jay Inslee laid out what some of the first steps toward recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic would look like, though any official easing of restrictions in place to stop the spread of the disease will not happen until favorable turns in data show a continuing decline in the spread of the novel coronavirus, he said.
Inslee gave an address today, April 21, providing an update on Washington’s COVID-19 response.
“Some of you watching right now understandably want to know when you can move on,” Inslee acknowledged, mentioning the strain on those out of work needing to pay rent and bills and businesses anxious to reopen their doors. The “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order as well as others preceding it have put a halt to many industries and kept many people home for nearly a month as of the address. More