Many local events have been canceled or postponed and many area facilities have announced temporary closures. The public is advised to check ahead with individual organizations on the status of events and closures.

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Though telephonic hearings have often been used for civil hearings in Virginia’s Western U.S. District Courts this month due to the constitutional right to a speedy trial, some criminal hearings have begun to use virtual means as well.

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The district, which includes Charlottesville and Albemarle, Greene, Nelson, Louisa and Fluvanna counties, reported 100 cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, Tuesday evening. 

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Four more residents of Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center have died of COVID-19 in the past day, bringing the death toll to 32 as the skilled nursing center in western Henrico County approaches the total fatalities at a Seattle-area nursing home where the coronavirus first erupted in the United States.

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In an online town hall Thursday morning, officials said UVa is examining options to support contract workers laid off after dining halls and support services closed; is not planning to refund all fees for students but is issuing some credits; and is looking into providing housing for first responders in now-empty residence halls.

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On Monday, University of Virginia Medical Center spokesman Eric Swensen said, “We are caring for an increasing number of inpatients with COVID-19. We do continue to have capacity to care for patients. We are as prepared as a health system can be for an influx of patients.”

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Lawmakers likely will need to perform triage on the state’s budget due to expected drops in state revenue with the economy crippled. At the same time, many lawmakers are eyeing legislation that could be delayed or amended to meet the needs of the moment.

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Virginia's local governments say they face economic calamity unless the state delays new legislation - including an increase in the minimum wage, permission to allow collective bargaining for local government employees and expanded eligibility for workers' compensation - that the General Assembly enacted this year before the coronavirus pandemic shut down many businesses and put thousands of Virginians out of work.

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More inmates are being released on home electronic monitoring as Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail takes steps to avoid a potential novel coronavirus outbreak.

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The city of Richmond reported its first cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday as the number of positive cases statewide rose to at least 77 and the largest hospital system in Virginia suspended its drive-through screening and testing locations due to a shortage of tests.

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In an email sent Sunday, the hospital reiterated a requirement that staff use personal protection equipment, specifically gowns, gloves, eye protection and an ear-loop mask.

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The decision to remain open follows an order Monday from Donald Lemons, Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court, that said that non-essential, non-emergency court proceedings in all circuit and district courts in Virginia should be suspended until April 6.

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At the UVa Medical Center, doctors have set up a COVID-19 clinic. Anyone who may be concerned about symptoms should call the hospital at (434) 982-6843 first. 

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Additionally, St. Anne’s Headmaster David Lourie said in an email to families that a preschool family showed symptoms consistent with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, before the school's spring break this week. The family’s physician has not confirmed the diagnosis with testing.