Daily Archives: August 2, 2020

Parishioners of DC Catholic Church Told to Quarantine After Priest Contracts COVID-19

D.C. health officials are urging anyone who attended a Catholic Church on Capitol Hill to quarantine for two weeks after the church’s priest tested positive for coronavirus. On Tuesday, Holy Comforter Saint Cyprian notified parishioners that Monsignor Charles Pope tested positive for COVID-19. The D.C. Department of Health says anyone who took communion at the church during the services listed…

3 Missing After Falling Off Boat in Potomac River

Rescue crews in D.C. are trying to find three men who fell off a boat in the Potomac River Sunday evening and didn’t resurface, fire officials say. Numerous agencies and the D.C. Police Harbor Patrol responded to an area of the Potomac River near Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Southwest D.C. about 5:40 p.m. Several people reported that they saw three…

Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on August 2

Local leaders are looking to implement new safety measures to control the spread of the coronavirus as case trends are showing rises in most parts of the region. In Montgomery County, health officials issued a directive Friday telling private schools to be fully online in the fall. Gov. Larry Hogan opposed the decision, saying it should be left to the…