The U.S. states of California, Oregon and Washington have announced a shared vision to reopening their economies amid the novel coronavirus.
California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced in a joint statement that they made a Western States Pact pact on Monday.
“COVID-19 has preyed upon our interconnectedness. In the coming weeks, the West Coast will flip the script on COVID-19 – with our states acting in close coordination and collaboration to ensure the virus can never spread wildly in our communities,” the statement said.
It added that the joint response would