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Is John Aaron and it's good to be with you this morning houses of worship in Virginia are expected to reopen next week but only at half their normal capacity here's what the diocese of Arlington is doing to prepare some restrictions will be essential for everyone's health and wellbeing says Arlington bishop Michael Burbidge a re integration working group is assisting me in developing those critical measures more details will be released next week but he says diocesan guidelines will include limiting the number of persons allowed per mass maintaining social distance and providing for an active cleaning schedule Michelle Basch WTOP news while Virginia is about to start its phase three opening parts of northern Virginia may lag behind a statement from the Arlington County Board points out that hospitalizations are still on the rise in the county the board says for now the most responsible path forward is maintaining Arlington's current operating status phase one of Virginia's re opening is set to start may fifteenth it would allow some types of businesses open their doors albeit with strict guidance on how they can operate for a lot of people Virginia's gold Cup is a rite of spring and we told you the annual sports social and sporting event was rescheduled from the first Saturday in may to June twentieth because of restrictions related to the coronavirus but don't start making any plans to attend right now the plan is that the Virginia gold Cup will be wrong but with no spectators at great meadow in the plains no sun dresses and fancy hats celebrity food and drink out of the hatch of an SUV or shoulder to shoulder socializing according to the fort your tonsil letter has been sent to the governor saying there would be traceable monitoring for all the competitors and staff the gold club would be live streamed but with no parimutuel betting me logged in staying WTO Pinos prince George's county has had the highest number of covert nineteen cases in Maryland and the fight to flatten the curve continues despite a study that shows prince George's county residents have the highest compliance rates with the states stay at home order the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow county executive Angela also Brooks said the county is working towards a goal of testing ten thousand residents a week also Brooks has asked to governor Larry Hogan for ninety thousand of the test kits that were flown in from South Korea we have not as of yet I received any of the allotment of test Abbott the governor assured me that they would work with us getting that tests she says is contingent on increasing lab capacity and also Brooks says the county is working on that Kate Ryan WTOP news there's a warning that Maryland's crab industry could face a collapse industry leaders are reaching out for help as they face worker shortages in their eastern shore processing plants five hundred visas were requested for workers mostly from Mexico but only a hundred fifty visas were approved NBC four reports without the seasonal workers the Maryland economy would suffer a one hundred fifty million dollar loss Montgomery County police have released body camera footage of a deadly shooting involving an officer and an armed man in the footage the officer involved in the deadly shooting in white oak sergeant David calling can be seen getting out of his patrol car in aiming his weapon as thirty year old Finn in Burke while demanding he put down a knife Burr who is off in the distance on a sidewalk instead runs toward Colin before stopping and backing away returning to the sidewalk the officer continues to yell at him to drop the weapon and get on the ground burst still armed yells and is then seen charging echoing for second time that's when Colin fired five shots but was taken to a hospital where he died Cohen has been placed on administrative leave as the best D. shin continues Melissa Howell WTOP news ahead after traffic and weather more key names in.

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