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NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• The outbreak at Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare in Richmond has become the deadliest in the nation at a longterm care facility, per an analysis by The New York Times.—The New York Times• In Richmond, more than two times as...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Gov. Ralph Northam is proposing sending more state funding to nursing homes and long-term care facilities, which have been the sites of a majority of the 97 coronavirus outbreaks health officials have identified here. “This boost in funding will...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Gov. Ralph Northam signed bills that:offer broad anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people.—Associated Press require a complete transition to renewable energy by 2045.—Richmond Times-Dispatch allow local governments to remove Confederate statues.—The Daily Progress• “Northam vetoed just one bill — a...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• The death toll at Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Henrico County climbed to 39, drawing ever closer to the number of COVID-19 fatalities at a Seattle-area nursing home at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States....
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• New projections suggest social distancing efforts are slowing the spread of COVID-19, offering hope that Virginia might not be as hard hit as originally thought.—Richmond Times-Dispatch• “As the Trump administration has offered mixed messages on the virus, governors have become...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• The count of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Virginia hit 3,333. Of those, 1,183 are currently hospitalized. Another 594 patients have test results pending.—VDH, VHHA• The death toll at a Henrico County nursing home climbed to 32. The facility now accounts for...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• “One month since the first positive COVID-19 test was announced in Virginia, state officials on Monday reported 2,878 confirmed cases and 54 deaths.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch• “Eight more residents of a long-term care facility in Henrico who tested positive for coronavirus have...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• “Virginia now has 2,637 confirmed coronavirus cases, an increase of 230 from Saturday’s tally, and more than 50 people have died, according to the state health department.”—The Virginian-Pilot• “Three more residents diagnosed with COVID-19 have died at a Virginia long-term...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• A nursing facility outside of Richmond is now home to one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the nation. Two-thirds of residents have tested positive for COVID-19, and 16 have died. Some family members of patients want the state...
NEWS TO KNOW Our daily roundup of headlines from Virginia and elsewhere.• Virginia is now projecting a surge in coronavirus cases between late April and late May. “You need to know the truth. No sugarcoating,” Northam said Wednesday.—Associated Press• “Scientific models of how the coronavirus pandemic will unfold in Virginia vary wildly,...