Friday Morning Notes

Discussion on Lake Thoreau’s Health — Reston Association published a video detailing this year’s algae bloom and the association’s management of the Hydrilla plant. The Reston Today video features CEO Hank Lunch and COO Larry Butler. [Reston Association]

Northern Virginia Leads in Coronavirus Cases — “The Virginia Department of Health reported 863 additional coronavirus cases Thursday. The cumulative total of cases is up to 109,882. There were 17 new deaths reported Thursday, bringing the total in Virginia to 2,427. There have been 8,998 coronavirus hospitalizations to date.” [Reston Patch]

High Ratings for Va. COVID-19 App — “I often use this column to warn about the dangers of apps that track you. This time, I’m going to recommend you actually install one. There’s a new kind of app that uses your smartphone’s Bluetooth wireless signals to figure out when you’ve been in contact with someone who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus… It’s called Covidwise, and works in the state of Virginia.” [Washington Post]

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