D. C. discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


News this afternoon D. C. is lifting the stay at home order later this week the move by the mayor comes after a fourteen day decline in corona virus cases the story from WTOP's Luke Luke Kurt Alger says that Washington DC will begin re opening its economy this Friday in Washingtonians will be allowed to leave their houses in visit nonessential retail for curbside pickup restaurants also partially reopen beyond take out services we are now allowing outdoor diners so diners may be seated outside all tables must be at least six feet apart and no more than six people can sit at a table there salons and barber shops will be allowed to open by appointment only and most of DC's parks will re open as well with the exception of indoor facilities and playgrounds gatherings of ten or more people are still prohibited during phase one and social distancing and face coverings are still recommended lugar WTOP news file for a pop up corona virus test site is coming to prince George's county Friday the drive thru location is at six flags America you just have to show up for swabbing no doctors order needed no appointment another longer lasting site opens tomorrow in Clinton at the converted vehicle emissions inspection station governor Larry Hogan says there are now more covert nineteen testing options for Maryland residents than ever in other news graduation ceremonies are on hold for students across the region but in Loudon county some students are being allowed to walk for that diploma and yes there will be safety measures after petition was signed by hundreds of parents and supporters the school board and the superintendent also got behind the idea we became more motivated as a parent group to sort of push for something Loudon county seniors will walk during scheduled times between June eighth and the twenty fourth Jennifer waters has a daughter graduating from freedom high school she says seeing this made possible is important graduations across the county will happen in groups of six with each student entering an auditorium or stadium at a certain time with their family and friends it will take weeks for every student to have their own small ceremony but they'll still get to walk out the way any of us envisioned that given the circumstances this is definitely something that gives them an opportunity to have them to shine Melissa held WTOP news the Delaware beaches are almost ready for you guys who need to catch a break everything changes Monday that's when the short term rental ban ends as does the two week quarantine for out of towners governor John Carney says on June first crowds of up to two hundred fifty people will be allowed again but you've got to wear cloth face coverings and maintain the social distance of six feet Carney says he's making the move because of fewer covert hospitalizations and better testing the skies over Virginia beach will not sparkle and flash with fourth of July fireworks this year the annual display at the ocean front and mount trash more are canceled so folks can stay safe and comply with the.

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