Amid the COVID-19 pandemic uptick, Washington will follow current federal guidance for the use of facial coverings, but won’t impose new masking requirements, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday. Here’s what you need to know about the new mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Meanwhile, the state Department of Health said in a new report Wednesday that more than 94% of Washington’s recent COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations were among people not fully vaccinated, renewing the push for widespread immunizations.
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