Showing posts with label Christ Church Georgetown. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christ Church Georgetown. Show all posts

Monday, March 9, 2020

BREAKING: More than 550 persons who attended Episcopal church asked to self-quarantine

Reports indicate that the DC department of health is asking all persons who visited Christ Church Georgetown on February 24, and between February 28 and March 3 self-quarantine for fourteen days following their lost visit to the church. More than 550 persons are known to have visited the church during that time. Timothy Cole, the rector, served communion during one of the services.

Among the restrictions are not attending work/school, not using public transit or ride sharing, and not attending any large or public meetings.



Sunday, March 8, 2020

CBS Covers Outbreak of Coronavirus at DC Episcopal Church

More coverage of the coronavirus outbreak at Christ Church Georgetown. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-timothy-cole-rector-dc-christ-church-georgetown-tests-positive/

BREAKING NEWS: Local Episcopal Church Closes After Exposure to Coronavirus, Victim Said to be Church Rector



DC-area news media report that Christ Church, an Episcopal church in Georgetown, likely was exposed to the new coronavirus. As a result, the DC department of health has recommended that the church suspend services while it investigates for possible public exposure to the virus.

In her Twitter account, church member Carol Ross Joyner states that it is the rector of the church, the Rev. Timothy Cole, who is patient zero for DC. She adds that the church is closed.

Check out coverage on WTOP.com here.