Positive cases of Covid-19 in Fairfax Health District rose by just 15 on Saturday, the lowest reported increase in over a week, according to data released by the Virginia Department of Health this morning.
Author: Jody Fellows
While trips to the beach and other vacations have been called off, Falls Church schools are still celebrating the beginning of “spring break” this year with a virtual poster parade filled with inspirational and uplifting messages tomorrow afternoon.
Falls Church City Hall will remain open for one more day before it temporarily closes to the public indefinitely starting this Thursday.
News-Press contributing photographer J. Michael Whalen took to the streets of Falls Church last week and captured just how empty and barren the normally-bustling centers of activity in the City have become in the wake of the global viral outbreak.
A day after Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser all declared stay-at-home orders for their respective jurisdictions, local elected officials from Maryland and Northern Virginia, including City of Falls Church Mayor David Tarter, issued a joint statement on the coronavirus pandemic.
On Monday afternoon, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a stay-at-home order for the state in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
An employee of the City of Falls Church has tested positive for the coronavirus disease, Covid-19, the City announced Thursday.
The farmers market in the City of Falls Church will reopen this weekend, though it will look a little different, after a one-week hiatus out of concern over the potential spread of the coronavirus.
“Our biggest issue on the horizon is keeping a robust supply of personal protective equipment,” The Kensington said in a statement to the News-Press Wednesday. The senior center is looking for supplies including N95 respirators and other surgical-like masks, latex gloves and medical gowns.
“The City will continue to be in close contact with [Fairfax County Health Department],” the City wrote in its daily newsletter. “But we will not be able to inform the public of every case in the City from this point forward.”