Gov. Inslee orders new shutdowns effective at midnight
Bars, restaurants prohibited from offering inside service
Last updated 11/17/2020 at 7:59pm
OLYMPIA — Calling the current status of the coronavirus outbreak the "third wave," Gov. Jay Inslee ordered more shutdowns this morning, Nov. 15.
Indoor service at restaurants and bars is prohibited from midnight Monday through Dec. 14.
In addition, church services are being limited to 25% capacity or 200 people, whichever is less, the governor said, calling today the "most dangerous public health day" in state history. Choirs, singing and ensembles are banned, but a solo performance will be allowed.
"In-action here is not an option. We have to take bold and decisive action," he said. "We...