More than 4,000 coronavirus cases in region with peak still weeks away

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said experts expect cases to keep surging until at least late April.

Jail officials in D.C. area scramble to reduce risk of infection

“It’s like a ticking time bomb in here,” one D.C. jail inmate said as fears of the coronavirus grow among inmates and staffers.
Enrico de Rosa stares at the empty tables of his restaurant, Tesoro. (Sergio Peçanha/The Post)
Enrico de Rosa stares at the empty tables of his restaurant, Tesoro. (Sergio Peçanha/The Post)
Uptown Market laid off 30 employees and shifted its focus to include more grocery items. (Sergio Peçanha/The Post)
Uptown Market laid off 30 employees and shifted its focus to include more grocery items. (Sergio Peçanha/The Post)
The Italian restaurant Sfoglina laid off 50 employees because of the pandemic. (Sergio Peçanha/The Post)
The Italian restaurant Sfoglina laid off 50 employees because of the pandemic. (Sergio Peçanha/The Post)
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One D.C. block, at least 140 jobs lost

A closer look at a stretch of Connecticut Avenue NW offers plenty of examples of the hardships the pandemic is imposing on businesses and workers around the country.
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Karen Lee Spencer was found bludgeoned in 1972.
See the latest coronavirus developments Wednesday in the Washington region.
You can go to the post office. Your nanny can come to your house. But no camping or pickup basketball.
A video that Tyshika Britten posted on YouTube is part confessional, part guidebook. It is titled, ‘Surviving covid-19 in a hotel.’
As the coronavirus spreads, so does bad behavior. Scams are on the rise, too.

Some of the city’s most vulnerable residents and those who work with them were quarantined.
Sterling E. Matthews was a church deacon from the Richmond area who mentored at-risk boys.
The activism incubator and retail shop is selling the postcards online to people around the country.
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