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By Bob Kirkpatrick
Cheney Free Press 

Gov. Inslee sets mask mandate to end March 11


Last updated 3/1/2022 at 8:26am

CHENEY – Washington's indoor mask mandate is ending ahead of schedule. Governor Jay Islee made the announcement during a press conference on Monday, Feb. 28. The original date for removing the mandate was set for March 20 but has been accelerated to March 11.

"We have good news today. We are turning a page in our fight against the COVID virus," Inslee said. "This page will be based more on empowering individuals and families and protecting themselves rather than based on government restrictions. We can do this because we are significantly declining the activity of the virus in our state...

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