COVID-19 update, mayor's forum correction, reading tips
April 21, 2020 -The Virginia Department of Health reported Tuesday that there have been 9,630 cases of COVID-19 in the state, 1,581 people hospitalized and 324 deaths. The Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association said 854 people were currently hospitalized with confirmed cases of the virus and 477 people were receiving inpatient hospital care while their COVID-19 test results are pending.
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Correction: Mayor will go on Facebook live Thursday at 6 p.m.
As part of his regular public forum, Mayor Donnie Tuck will be on Facebook Live Thursday at 6 p.m. to answer your questions about the city. You can visit Hampton's Facebook page Thursday at 6 p.m. to ask questions or talk about what's happening in Hampton.
More tips from the library on books, magazines and more
Seeking something to read that’s worthy of your time? Immerse yourself in these entertaining yet thoughtful tomes suggested by the Hampton Public Library staff!
What ten books would your favorite creative types take to a desert island? Find out with One Grand: Desert Island Books, http://onegrandbooks.com/, where you can read favorites chosen by Marlon James, Gloria Steinem, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Neil Gaiman, Lisa Ling, and many more. Under the Curators tab, you can even choose your lists by creative types like writers, artists, chefs, directors, etc., http://onegrandbooks.com/shop/curators/lisa-ling/.
Repaving work will start week on Armistead the week of April 27
Starting on April 27, a contractor for Public Works will begin repaving work on Armistead Avenue at the LaSalle Avenue intersection, between the I-64 overpass and the M. Scott Carpenter Bridge near Home Depot. The project is expected to end the week of May 18. Most work will take place between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. Motorist are encouraged to avoid the area if possible, use alternate routes to Langley Air Force Base, reduce vehicle speeds and follow traffic control measures. Public Works' Streets and Bridges Division will monitor the work to ensure that disruption to daily activities is minimal. Questions? Please citizen call center at 3-1-1 or 757-727-8311.