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May 07

COVID-19 Summary Report for May 5, 2020

Posted on May 7, 2020 at 10:58 AM by Emily Watkins

Case Update
Loudoun County Update
  • Governor Northam announced that he will extend key provisions of Executive Order 53, which places restrictions on businesses and gatherings of more than 10 people, at least through next Thursday, May 14, at midnight. 
    • Northam outlined a three-phase plan to ease restrictions on businesses and gatherings, when health data supports doing so. Each phase would last two to four weeks, depending on health metrics.
    • Phase One of easing restrictions would continue social distancing, teleworking, recommendations that people wear face coverings in public, and the ban on social gatherings of more than 10 people. It would ease some limits on business and faith communities, and would transition the stay at home directive to a "safer at home" guideline, especially for those in vulnerable populations.
    • The Northam administration will continue to monitor health data to ensure that trends of positive cases are going downward, that hospital capacity remains steady, that testing is increased, and that hospitals and medical facilities have necessary supplies of PPE. 
    • Learn more about the plan at
  • Loudoun County election officials continue to encourage voters to cast absentee ballots in the upcoming town elections, which are being held on different days than originally scheduled. The towns of Hamilton and Round Hill will hold elections on May 19. The Lovettsville, Middleburg and Purcellville elections have been moved to June 4. Information about elections, including sample ballots and instructions for absentee voting, may be found at
  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and with the fear and uncertainty about COVID-19, there is never a better time to focus on your mental health. Fear and uncertainty can cause strong emotions in children and adults and can manifest in more ways than you might think. Take care of yourself, your friends and your family by identifying and using coping strategies that work for you. Helping others cope with their stress can also make your community stronger. Read today's post for details: Coping with COVID-19 Fear and UncertaintyRead this information in Spanish.
  • Please visit before visiting county offices to check on the status of operations at our various facilities.       
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