WATCH: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gives Feb. 17 coronavirus update

Governor spoke at 2 p.m.

RICHMOND, Va. – Gov. Ralph Northam gave an update on coronavirus in the commonwealth on Wednesday.

[Where are Virginia’s coronavirus cases? The health department’s interactive map]

As of Wednesday, Virginia is reporting 555,592 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March.

On Tuesday, Virginia launched a new centralized COVID vaccine pre-registration website.

Wednesday’s news conference will be his 16th briefing regarding COVID-19 since he ended his bi-weekly conferences back in June.

Before Wednesday, Northam gave his last update on February 5.

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