By Stefanie Jackson – Virginia is identifying about 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 per day, and the COVID-19 test positivity rate is 6.8%, which has been decreasing over the last 12 days, Gov. Ralph Northam reported during a press briefing Sept. 15.
“When we’ve had these outbreaks, local elected officials...
By Stefanie Jackson – Gov. Ralph Northam has no plans yet to tighten restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic, in spite of a statewide rise in cases of COVID-19, he indicated during a press briefing today.
“I want to reassure Virginians, we are not seeing spikes like Florida or Texas. Florida...
By Linda Cicoira
Reports of crimes were down by about 11 percent on the Eastern Shore in 2017 compared to the previous year and the number of murders or willful manslaughters dropped by 56 percent, according to an annual report released last week and compiled by the Uniform Crime Reporting
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