Daily Archives: April 3, 2020

Howard University Hospital Nurse Died of Coronavirus: Wife

A Howard University Hospital nurse died due to the coronavirus, his wife told News4. Noel Sinkiat, 64, died March 27 at a hospital in Maryland. “It’s just hurting so much,†said his wife, Lourdes Gerardo. “I try not to cry.†She said her husband had flu-like symptoms March 22, went to urgent care and was tested for the coronavirus. The…

Union Station to Close Nightly in Response to Pandemic

The Federal Railroad Administration announced Friday that Union Station will close nightly from 11 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the request of Amtrak, according to a statement from the Department of Transportation. Nightly closures will continue until the pandemic is quelled, DOT said. MARC, VRE and Metro service will not be affected. The closure will prevent entry but not exit…

Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Inmates at DC Halfway House

Federal inmates at the Hope Village halfway house in D.C. are suing, asking for their release or a change to operations inside amid fears about the coronavirus. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in D.C. on behalf of Hope Village, the largest halfway house in America. The suit says there’s no social distancing inside the facility on Langston Place…