A man in his 70s died Friday in a hospital from respiratory failure, Prince William Health District officials announced Friday evening. It is the first COVID-19 death recorded in the district, which includes Manassas and Woodbridge Fairfax County Health District reported its second coronavirus death, a man in his 60s who contracted the virus during
Woman in her 70s dies from respiratory failure
The Loudoun County Health Department reported its first COVID-19 death Thursday afternoon, bringing the total fatalities in Virginia to 14. The patient was a woman in her 70s who died from respiratory failure caused by the virus. She was hospitalized, according to a press release from the county. “We are saddened by the first confirmed
NOVA hopes to grant at least 1,500 financially vulnerable students with $500 apiece.
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Educational Foundation on Monday launched an emergency student aid fund to help students struggling with economic fallout from COVID-19, with a goal to issue $500 grants to at least 1,500 students. More than half of NOVA’s 85,000 students work full- or part-time jobs, according to the community college, and the
Long & Foster president says COVID-19 will likely impact consumer confidence.
Chantilly-based Long & Foster Real Estate released a report Thursday showing that median home sale prices rose, but home inventory dropped in most of Northern Virginia in February. The Long & Foster Real Estate Market Minute Report studied trends in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Loudoun County and Prince William County. Prince William County showed a
Amazon HQ2 landlord and developer's project at nearby 1900 Crystal Drive will include 811 residential units and retail.
Bethesda, Maryland-based developer JBG Smith Properties has secured the final permissions from Arlington County for two, 300-foot-tall apartment towers in Crystal City near where the real estate company is developing and leasing space for Amazon.com Inc.’s $2.5 billion HQ2 East Coast headquarters. The mixed-use development at 1900 Crystal Drive will include 811 apartments and 40,000
Aperiomics says it has capacity to process 1,000 test results per week.
Sterling-based biotech company Aperiomics has launched a COVID-19 test available for to medical providers nationwide for $250 per sample. Aperiomics says it has the capacity to process and deliver results on 1,000 tests per week. The company says it can turn around results from its Xplore-COVID-19 tests within 48 to 72 hours of receiving a
Tysons-based Gannett spinoff company has competing offers worth roughly $8.5 billion
Now the subject of a bidding war, Tysons-based broadcast and digital media company Tegna Inc. has received a new acquisition offer from investment firm The Najafi Cos. and religious broadcaster Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) that values the company at $20 per share cash, the companies announced Thursday. Tegna was once part of McLean-based mass media
Michael Saylor reportedly redacted a leaked memo in which he refused to close his offices unless legally required.
Michael Saylor, the CEO of Tysons-based tech company MicroStrategy Inc., wrote a later-redacted three-page memo to his 2,400 employees this week arguing that COVID-19 is not a public health crisis and saying he refused to close down MicroStrategy’s offices and shift to teleworking unless he was legally required to do so. In the letter, he
The company will provide supply chain management for Federal Supply Group.
Reston-based Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced Thursday that it has been awarded a $950 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency — a combat support agency of the U.S. Department of Defense that includes more than 26,000 civilian and military personnel. SAIC will take over supply chain management of paints, preservation and sealing compounds
Smithsonian, Arlington Cemetery stations closed until further notice
In order to prevent use of the Metrorail for recreational visits to the cherry blossom trees around the Washington, D.C., Tidal Basin during the COVID-19 crisis, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is closing the Smithsonian and Arlington Cemetery Metro stations at 5 p.m. on Thursday March 19 until further notice. Metro service has been cut