Tuesday, 17 November 2020 23:58

West Coast States Announce 2-Week Travel Advisory to Contain COVID-19 Spread

Written by Tim Gruver, The Center Square


...to their immediate households as Washington state health officials have urged the public to do this week.


“Limiting and reducing travel is one way to reduce the further spread of the disease,” said Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.


The advisories define essential travel as travel for work and study, critical infrastructure support, economic services and supply chains, health, immediate medical care and safety and security.


A Johns Hopkins University tally puts the current number of U.S. deaths related to COVID-19 at more than 242,000. 


All three governors have warned more stay-at-home orders are possibilities and have opted to tighten restrictions in past months in lieu of a full order.


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