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WATCH: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gives coronavirus update after hinting at new restrictions

Governor spoke at 2 p.m.

RICHMOND, Va. – Gov. Ralph Northam gave an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday.

During Tuesday’s update the governor announced new restrictions for the Hampton Roads area.

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

Northam’s last update was on July 14 and prior to that, he gave one on June 25.

As of Tuesday, there are 86,994 coronavirus cases in Virginia, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Across the state, 2,095 people have died.

Since July 1, Virginia has been in Phase Three of reopening.

The governor said he may begin having weekly news conferences.


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