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WATCH: Lynchburg’s mayor to address public on coronavirus outbreak

Mayor joined by local, state health officials

Tweedy shares update on coronavirus.
Tweedy shares update on coronavirus. (WSLS)

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg mayor Treney Tweedy is hosting a news conference at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday to update citizens about the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and the steps the city is taking to keep citizens safe.

Mayor Tweedy will be joined by Dr. Kerry Gateley, Health Director from the Virginia Department of Health, and Dr. Andrew Mueller, President and CEO of Centra.