Four weeks after the first COVID-19 case was reported in Virginia, the Commonwealth has passed the 2,000 mark.
On Friday morning the Virginia Dept. of Health reported 2,012 cases, 312 hospitalizations, 46 deaths and 19,005 tests administered. Fifteen of the deaths were in Northern Virginia.
Arlington County, meanwhile, now has 135 known cases, more than double the 63 cases reported one week prior. It’s unclear whether a deceleration in Arlington’s case growth over the past few days will hold.
While Arlington’s total cases remains the second-highest in the state, Arlington has the fourth-highest number of cases per capita, according to the Virginia Public Access Project.
Across Arlington, social distancing and the economic fallout of the lockdown continue to take a toll. But the human spirit can be found on display in many corners of the county, including in a largely shuttered Pentagon City hotel, as seen in this recent Reddit post.
“[The] DoubleTree hotel is empty, and so they are just sending love to the community in this difficult time,” a tipster told ARLnow.
The week started as summer and is ending, unmistakably, as fall. On the plus side, we have a stretch of crisp, sunny days ahead, with the exception of some rain…
A 5 BD/2 BA home with a light-filled den and screened back porch is included in Open Houses.
Early voting got off to a muted start today (Thursday) at the Arlington County government headquarters in Courthouse. “We had a line of five voters when we opened at 8…
Wakefield High School and Claremont Elementary School were secured today in response to reports of gunfire in nearby Bailey’s Crossroads.
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Lyon Park & Ashton Heights’ biennial home & garden biennial tour is back. The tour will include contemporary custom homes, older historic bungalows as well as renovated properties. One of the stunning homes on the tour is pictured above. In addition to beautiful & unique homes, the Villa & Vistas ’22 event will conclude with a festive reception at the Lyon Park Community Center at 414 N Fillmore Street, Arlington VA 22201. What could be better right?
All proceeds from this event will go to the Lyon Park Citizens Association (LPCA) towards our neighborhood jewel & hub, the Lyon Park Community Center (LPCC).
When: Sunday, October 2nd, Noon – 4 PM.
Where: Meet to get your tickets and the tour map at the Lyon Park Community Center (414 N Fillmore Street) We will have a table with information outside.
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