Tag: coronavirus

COVID-19 update for July 14: 2,465 cases, 57 deaths in Alexandria

By Staff As of July 14, the City of Alexandria has reported 2,465 positive cases of COVID-19 in the city, including 57 fatalities. In addition,...

Your Views: The autoimmune presidency

To the editor: Antibodies are our immune system’s first line of defense against pathogenic viruses. Upon recognizing an antigen, a unique molecule belonging to a...

Animal fostering increases during pandemic

Margo Wagner | mwagner@alextimes.com  Social distancing has left many Alexandrians with more time at home and a desire for companionship. As a result, many local...

Resident battles COVID-19 uncertainty

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Old Town resident Amy Gurtler has symptoms of COVID-19 – fatigue, dry cough, chest pain, body aches and shortness of...

Virginia falls between its neighbors in COVID-19 surges

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Virginia’s neighbors to the north along the Atlantic seaboard, from Maryland to Massachusetts, were hit much harder during phase one...

Finance: Navigating COVID-19 financially

By Joe Collum and Shannon Rowan The coronavirus crisis requires all that we have to offer – perseverance, patience, compassion and empathy – to guide...

Alexandria bike sales boom during pandemic

By Margo Wagner | mwagner@alextimes Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit Northern Virginia, residents have been spotting more bicycles zipping around Alexandria’s streets and careening...

Houses of worship contemplate reopening

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When restaurants got the green light to resume in-person dining, many jumped at the opportunity to reopen their doors. When...

Alexandria enters phase two of reopening

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Northern Virginia will enter phase two of reopening tomorrow, Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) announced at a press conference on Tuesday. The...

Real Talk: Top five trends in a post-pandemic home

By Nancy Perkins Shelter is one of the few essential items we all need, and with stay-at-home orders in place, we are spending more time...