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WATCH: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gives Sept. 1 coronavirus update

Governor spoke at 2 p.m.

Gov. Ralph Northam giving the coronavirus update on Sept. 1, 2020.
Gov. Ralph Northam giving the coronavirus update on Sept. 1, 2020. (WSLS 10)

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

Gov. Ralph Northam Sept. 1 coronavirus update

The governor is giving his first coronavirus update in nearly a month.

Posted by WSLS 10 / WSLS.com on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

His 2 p.m. news conference was his fourth focused on the coronavirus since he ended his bi-weekly conferences back in June.

Prior to this, Northam’s last update was on August 5.

As of Tuesday, there have been 121,615 coronavirus cases in Virginia, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Across the state, 2,612 people have died.

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


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