Popular northern Virginia bar sees coronavirus exposure

Posted at 10:08 AM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 14:27:59-04

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Officials in Alexandria are warning patrons at one of the city's most popular bars about exposure to the coronavirus.

The Alexandria Health Department says a person who spent extensive time at Murphy's Grand Irish Pub has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The city is asking people who were at the bar at the same time as the individual to self-quarantine and contact the city for further guidance.

The individual was at Murphy's on March 10 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., March 14 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and March 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The restaurant says it will close through Sunday for cleaning.