Gov. Northam say today in his COVID briefing, we’re seeing a record number of daily COVID-19 cases being reported with the most rapid spread in the Southwest region, but all areas of Virginia are seeing a rise in numbers.
- Reiterated the new statewide measures that heannounced last week. The measures included a reduction in public and private gatherings, expansion of the mask mandate, strengthened enforcement within essential retail businesses, and a on-site alcohol curfew.
- Social gatherings must be 25 people or fewer. He is discouraging Virginians from holding indoor gatherings. He advises to do so outside if you must, but still follow social distancing and wear masks.
- Restaurants must stop serving alcohol by 10 p.m.
- Children age 5 and up are required to wear face coverings in public, including when they’re in school. He said this aligns with the Centers for Disease Control guidelines. Read more HERE