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Pedestrians walk around the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, to view the city's famous cherry blossoms in full bloom on March 21.Pedestrians stroll across the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, to view the town’s well-known cherry blossoms in full bloom on March 21. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images

Mayor Muriel Bowser introduced Sunday that she is ordering the Washington, DC, National Guard to work with police to limit pedestrian entry to areas the place crowds have been flocking to view the cherry blossoms, that are in peak bloom, based on a information launch from the mayor’s workplace.

The mayor says the highway closures and restrictions across the Tidal Basin, together with the Jefferson Memorial, “will continue until further notice to ensure social distancing and prevent further community transmission of COVID-19.”

The National Cherry Blossom Festival would have taken place from March 20 to April 12, however restrictions and stay-at-home orders throughout the nation to most of the festival being canceled.

As a outcome, the competition tweeted they opened a digital tour for these eager to see the cherry blossoms.

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