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San Diego County officials walk back comments on casinos reopening

Lindsey Peña May 14, 2020

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A drastic change in tone from the county's top health officer, 24 hours after vowing to work with the CDC to prevent local casinos from re-opening next week.

"Tribal nations are sovereign entities, so that's my position today," said Dr. Wilma Wooten, the county's public health officer, during a Thursday news conference.

But on Wednesday, Dr. Wooten had a very different stance on the issue of local casinos reopening.

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