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Mar 23

COVID-19 Summary Report for March 23, 2021

Posted on March 23, 2021 at 5:26 PM by Nancy McCormick

Loudoun County COVID-19 Data Snapshot
Last report 3/22/21@5:20 p.m.
Loudoun County Update
  • COVID-19 Restrictions Easing in VirginiaGovernor Ralph Northam today announced the easing of some public health restrictions in Virginia that will allow certain sports and entertainment venues to operate with additional capacity, while indoor and outdoor gathering limits will increase starting Thursday, April 1, 2021. The governor has amended Executive Order Seventy-Two (PDF), citing an increase in vaccination capacity and the movement of health metrics in “the right direction.” More than two million Virginians, or approximately one in four people, have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Key changes announced today:
    • Social gatherings: The maximum number of individuals permitted in a social gathering will increase to 50 people (up from 10) for indoor settings and 100 people for outdoor settings (up from 25). 
    • Entertainment venues: All indoor and outdoor entertainment and public amusement venues must continue to operate at 30 percent capacity, but the cap on the number of people allowed has increased.
    • Recreational sporting events: The number of spectators allowed at recreational sporting events will increase from 25 to 100 people per field or 30 percent capacity, whichever is less for indoor settings, and from 250 to 500 people per field or 30 percent capacity, whichever is less for outdoor settings. 
    • The governor reminded everyone to continue to stay vigilant and continue the strategies of physical distancing, teleworking and universal mask requirements. Read details in this news release from the governor’s office.
  • Next COVID-19 Testing Event is March 25: Loudoun County will host a free, drive-thru testing event Thursday, March 25, at Dulles South Recreation & Community Center, 24950 Riding Center Drive, South Riding, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Beginning Tuesday, March 30, the free COVID-19 testing events will occur on Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at various locations throughout the county. Important things to know about the tests: 
    • They are free and open to everyone; no age or residency requirements. No prescriptions or appointments necessary. They are drive-thru only.
    • A person does not have to exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 to be tested.
    • A PCR test (nasal swab) will be administered, which tests for the novel coronavirus. No antibody testing will be offered.
    • Results will be available within a week. 
    • No COVID-19 vaccine will be available at this event. Information about COVID-19 vaccine in Loudoun is available at
    • A complete schedule of testing events as well as registration forms that are available to download and fill out ahead of time are available at
  • More Information:
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Contact Us
Residents with questions about COVID-19 may contact the Loudoun County Health Department:
  • Information Line: 703-737-8300
  • Email 
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