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South-Central Region Immediately Moves to Phase 2 of State’s Reopening Plan

Mai Hoang / Yakima Herald-Republic Yakima County and the other five counties in the South Central region are moving immediately to Phase 2 due to a review of hospital admissions data that shows the region has reached enough metrics to do so. , which provides a major boost to local businesses and high school athletics. […]

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Phase 2 Begins for South Central Washington Region

After announcing on Thursday that the South Central region was not allowed to move into Phase 2 of the recovery plan roadmap like the rest of the state, the state health department of Washington said Sunday the decision was overturned. THURSDAY: South-central Washington held back as state moves to Phase 2 of reopening FRIDAY: Tri-Cities […]

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Kittitas County and Rest of South-Central Washington Area OK for Phase 2 After Data Reporting Error | Columbia Basin

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) – Six counties in south-central Washington have been approved to move to Phase 2 reopening and can immediately ease COVID restrictions, the state Department of Health said on Sunday. Benton, Franklin, Yakima, Kittitas, Walla Walla, and Columbia counties were the last of the state’s 39 counties to move to Phase 2. The […]

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Yakima County and Rest of South Central Region Immediately Move to Phase 2 of State Reopening Plan | Coronavirus

Yakima County and the other five counties in the south-central region immediately move to phase 2 due to a review of hospital admission data that shows the region has reached enough metrics to do so. , which gives a boost to local businesses and high school sports. Gov. Jay Inslee said in a tweet on […]

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Odeefuo Afankwa III wins the place of the Council of State in the Central region

Odeefuo Afankwa III, supreme leader of the traditional Breman Essiam zone, emerged victorious in the Council of State elections held in Cape Coast on Friday. He received 31 votes out of a total of 44 votes, beating six other candidates in his candidacy for the post of regional representative of the Council of State. He […]