WATCH: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam delivers May 22 coronavirus update

RICHMOND, Va. – Gov. Ralph Northam gave an update to Virginians on the state’s response to the coronavirus on Friday afternoon.

Friday’s coronavirus update was his final Friday update, if current trends continue. Starting next week, he’ll only be giving updates on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

During his address, the governor also thanked Virginia National Guard members for their work during Thursday’s flooding in Roanoke:

As of Friday, there are 34,950 coronavirus cases in Virginia, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Across the state, 1,136 people have died.

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

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