WATCH: Gov. Northam’s March 24 Virginia coronavirus update

Northam spoke at 2 p.m.

RICHMOND, Va. – Gov. Ralph Northam gave daily address at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. He announced that starting Wednesday, he’ll only be giving an update on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 2 p.m., unless there’s a major update to report.

Right now, there are 300 cases across Virginia.

On Tuesday, Northam announced that certain non-essential business will be required to close at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday.

On Saturday, Northam announced that testing criteria for coronavirus would be altered to give additional priority to medical professionals who have treated coronavirus patients and to those in longterm care facilities.

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During Tuesday’s update, Northam announced a ban in Virginia on gatherings more than 10 people.

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