KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. — Kittitas County is now approved to phase three of the state's Safe Start plan, officials announced Tuesday.
Three counties are now in phase one, two are in a modified version of phase 1, 18 counties are in phase 2 and 16 counties are in phase 3.
Residents can now have outdoor gatherings of up to 50 people, non-essential travel can resume and movie theaters and other venues can open at 50% capacity.
"We are all excited about being able to resume activities, and we want to continue to have access to these activities safely. While our incidence of disease remains low, we are very close to jurisdictions with very high rates of illness and hospitalization," the county health department said in a statement.
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