State moving to Phase 3 of reopening March 22
Indoor business capacity increased to 50%, outdoor sporting venues could begin allowing spectators
Last updated 3/18/2021 at 11:01am
OLYMPIA — Washington residents will take another step towards a return to normalcy from the coronavirus pandemic this coming Monday.
At a March 18 news conference, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that effective March 22, the entire state will enter Phase 3 of its Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery. He also said evaluation of COVID-19 metrics will be transitioning from a regional approach to a county-by-county process. The governor also announced a new third phase of the Roadmap, a return for in-person spectators for professional and high school sports.
“Because of the progress we’ve ma...