Many schools in Central Virginia has closed down until the 27th of this month or until further notice during the Coronavirus epidemic. It is also being reported that 10 people are hospitalized due to the Coronavirus according to the Virginia Department of Health.
The State of Virginia also reports one fatality from COVID-19. Coronavirus deaths have now passed 6,500 total worldwide.
Governor Ralph Northam announced that closures of all schools starting from K-12 in Virginia will take place for at least two weeks or until further notice. A state of emergency was announced to help stop the spread of the virus. Central Virginia Schools are also offering free lunches for students.
Several states are shutting down social gatherings like movie theaters, bars, restaurants and clubs.
View a list of schools here.