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WATCH: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam address recent protests, riots, move to Phase Two

Virginia will move to Phase Two on Friday.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam addressing Virginians on June 2, 2020.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam addressing Virginians on June 2, 2020. (WSLS 10)

RICHMOND, Va. – Gov. Ralph Northam held a news conference different than the countless ones the have focused on the the state’s response to the coronavirus on Tuesday afternoon.

Gov. Northam - June 2, 2020

Gov. Ralph Northam is speaking to Virginians for the first time since violent protests began in Richmond and other cities across the state.

Posted by WSLS 10 / WSLS.com on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

During the first hour, the governor used the time to introduce other speakers to discuss the recent protests, riots and racial unrest in Virginia and across the country.

After a short break, the governor returned to announce that most of Virginia would enter Phase Two on Friday.

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

The governor is now only be giving coronavirus updates on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


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