DC Mayor Extends COVID-19 Emergency Order

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended the coronavirus emergency order for the city until May 15th.  She made the announcement during a late morning news conference.  They order keeps in place all restrictions for non-essential businesses, public gatherings and the stay-at-home order.  The mayor also said the extension includes the DC Public Schools system, although she mentioned that a more detailed announcement about the disposition of the schools would be made on Friday.