Gov. Ralph Northam gave an update on the coronavirus in the commonwealth on Thursday afternoon.
The governor spoke at 2 p.m., announcing that COVID-19 vaccine or regular testing to be required for most Virginia state employees starting Sept. 1
As of Thursday, Virginia is reporting 702,819 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March 2020.
Thursday’s news conference was his 22nd briefing regarding COVID-19 since he ended his bi-weekly conferences back in June 2020.
This was his first update since May 6.