SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Nevada and Colorado announced Monday they'd be joining the Western States Pact by California, Oregon and Washington to reopen their economies amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Governors Steve Sisolak and Jared Polis made the announcement in a joint press release. The governors, all Democrats, say the five states share the vision that "health outcomes and science - not politics" will guide their decisions to reopen and ease stay-at-home orders.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced earlier this month the Western states would be coordinating a phased reopening together. He emphasized the timeline to reopen in California would be based on progress of six key indicators:
Gov. Newsom said he'd be updating the public on California's progress on the fifth indicator and how business sectors may be able to phase in reopening in a press conference Tuesday at noon. We'll be streaming the press conference live on abc7news.com, Facebook and YouTube.
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