Kristyna Wentz-Graff / OPB

Majority of Oregon counties will still have restrictions after ‘freeze’ ends

The majority of Oregon counties should expect to see ongoing restrictions to stem the spread of the virus even past a two week “freeze” set to expire Dec. 3. Restaurants and bars will be able to return to some in person service under a framework unveiled by Gov. Kate Brown.



Washington officials warn that COVID-19 hospitalizations are spiking

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday warned that hospitalizations in the state are nearing rates seen early in the pandemic due to a continued surge in new coronavirus cases around the state, and he said that restrictions on businesses may need to be expanded if the growth of cases doesn’t slow.