New COVID rules don't apply across board – yet don't apply
July 15, 2020
Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday, July 13, that she is implementing two new mandates across the state of Oregon to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
First, indoor gatherings of more than 10 people are banned, and second, masks are now required in outdoor spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained.
The new mandates go into effect Wednesday, July 15, and don’t apply to the operation of businesses or churches at this time.
Brown, speaking in a press conference Monday morning, said COVID-19 clusters are coming from three main types of hotspots: Agricultural and food processing plants...