After three counties were bounced back to Phase 2, and then the whole state was paused from moving up or down last month, starting Tuesday, May 18, all of Washington will return to Phase 3.
The state will officially reopen to full capacity for all activities June 30, Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday. It could happen sooner, he said, if at least 70 percent of the state’s adult population is fully vaccinated — where health experts believe “community immunity” will begin to take hold.
Washington also will adopt the mask guidance shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: