Vaccination status: Phase 2
KEY MEASURES: Virginia Department of Health
Dashboard updated 4/23/2021. Case counts reflect what has been reported to VDH by healthcare providers and laboratories.
Virginia will relax some COVID-19 restrictions on May 15
“Virginia officials will relax COVID-19 restrictions around social events and restaurant operations on May 15, with hopes to eliminate all gathering and capacity limits by June.”
Richmond and Henrico's first walk-in clinic will be for immigrants, refugees
“Richmond and Henrico County are setting up their first walk-in vaccine clinic and reserving all 400 to 500 Moderna shots for immigrants and refugees within the health districts…“
Business & Economy News
Virginia saw a surge in jobless claims
Virginia saw a surge in the number of initial jobless claims, jumping 8,717 claimants or 173% from the previous week.
Virginia restaurants can open their bars for the first time in more than a year - but many won't. Not yet.
“Restaurants in Virginia can open their bars to customers for the first time in more than a year thanks to a sudden, unannounced change that came late Wednesday afternoon — but patrons may want to hold off on immediate plans to belly up to one: Many Richmond restaurant owners say they’re not ready just yet.” Full story in the RT-D »
Virginia minimum wage goes to $9.50 on May 1
Saturday, May 1, will usher in a major jump in pay for tens of thousands of hourly workers across Virginia.
2021 Virginia General Election