Before and after coronavirus
4/2/2020, 6 p.m.
Life as we know it has changed since the coronavirus pandemic. We took for granted the grand outdoor festivals, the events along the waterfront and the public ceremonies that drew thousands of people. Now, under Gov. Ralph S. Northam’s executive order to stay at home and away from groups, those areas are largely empty as people try to prevent the spread of the potentially fatal disease. These Free Press photos show the “before” and “after” impact of coronavirus on our city.