ABC location closes
Richmond schools are closed, as are those in Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico counties, through mid-April. Northam has ordered schools across the state shut down until at least March 27, and state education leaders are asking the federal government for a waiver from Standards of Learning testing.
The state Board of Education is scheduled to hold a meeting via phone at 1 p.m. Friday as the body weighs revising graduation requirements for seniors, among other things.
An ABC store near Virginia Commonwealth University’s main campus is closed after the roommate of an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority announced Thursday that its store at 1217 W. Broad St. will be closed for at least two weeks.
No ABC employees have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the state agency, but all the Broad Street store employees have been asked to selfquarantine for two weeks. The story has 11 workers.