Henrico becomes first in area to end COVID-19 local emergency

Henrico becomes first in area to end COVID-19 local emergency
That declaration was made on March 13, 2020, one day after Gov. Northam declared a state of emergency in Virginia. (Source: Henrico County)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Henrico County has become the first in our area to end its COVID-19 local emergency.

The declaration was made on March 13, 2020, one day after Gov. Northam declared a state of emergency in Virginia.

For the first time since the pandemic began, the county reported no new COVID-19 cases.

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