Arlington County: Groups of 3 or more banned from gathering on streets and sidewalks under new ordinance


Arlington County adopted the emergency order July 31 in an effort to help mitigate coronavirus cases and promote social distancing.

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ARLINGTON COUNTY, Va. ‘ Groups of three or more people are now banned from gathering on Arlington streets and sidewalks under a new emergency order adopted by the Arlington County Board Friday.

The new ordinance only applies to areas posted with the restrictions and is an attempt to mandate social distancing for the county. Pedestrians are still required to keep at least six feet of space between one another.

Libby Garvey, a board chair for Arlington County, said Friday that the initiative comes as a way to remind Arlington residents the seriousness of the virus. Many bars and restaurants have seen large crowds as groups wait for socially distanced tables, while others are situated on busy streets where groups can intertwine.


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Ukiah police and fire log: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205.

SUSPICIOUS PERSON AT ATM: Caller at Wells Fargo on South State Street reported at 1:34 p.m. July 4 that a woman there had several cards she was trying to use at the ATM. An officer responded but the person was gone.

WON’T GET OFF BUS: Caller in the 200 block of North Orchard Avenue reported at 2:15 p.m. July 4 that a family member was refusing to get off a bus. An officer responded, contacted all parties, and the person exited the bus.

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Arlington Asks for Pause on N. Va. Reopening Amid One-Week Slowdown in New Cases

Arlington County has seen a slight, week-long slowdown in new coronavirus cases, but is pushing back on Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan to partially reopen statewide by the end of the week.

As of Monday morning, there were 1,399 known coronavirus cases in Arlington, according to Virginia Dept. of Health data. That brings the trailing 7-day rise in cases to 293, down from a peak of 349 on May 4.

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Over the weekend, Gov. Northam released more details about his ‘Forward Virginia’ plan to reopen the state, which could happen as early as Friday. From a press release:

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