Many pandemic restrictions in the United States and Canada have been eased, but this did not stop protesters from gathering in front of some government officials Houses. Although vaccination and mask rules have been relaxed across the board in recent months, protests have continued outside officers’ residences in states such as Massachusetts and Nova Scotia and Alberta in Canada.
In Washington, Coyote Ridge Corrections Center north of the Tri-Cities is in the midst of the largest COVID-19 outbreak in the state prison system. The state Department of Corrections reported Friday that 186 of the 199 active cases in all of the state’s prisons are currently at the Connell facility.
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