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VPM News Daily: March 25, 2020

Gloved hands handle biohazard bag
A lab technician working on COVID-19 tests. (Photo: Crixell Matthews/VPM)

During the coronavirus outbreak, VPM is putting together a daily newscast with all of our reporting. Episodes are recorded at 6 p.m. and released at 7 a.m. the next day.

In this episode:

  • Virginia officials say the federal government needs to increase the supply of personal protective equipment.
  • Even as the Virginia Department of Education says they'll waive some requirements, some students say they don't know what they'll need to do to graduate high school on time.
  • A Richmond judge issued an order halting all evictions.
  • As Chesterfield County works on its budget, officials are trying to balance public safety with public access.
  • Couples are postponing their weddings in order to practice social distancing and limit coronavirus exposure.
  • The Greater Richmond Transit Company is banning unaccompanied minors on their buses, hoping to limit the number of non-essential trips made to slow the spread of coronavirus.
  • This episode was recorded at 6 p.m., March 23.
VPM News is the staff byline for articles and podcasts written and produced by multiple reporters and editors.
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