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WATCH: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gives first coronavirus update since Thanksgiving

Governor spoke at 2 p.m.

Gov. Ralph Northam gave an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday.

Wednesday’s news conference was be his tenth briefing regarding COVID-19 since he ended his bi-weekly conferences back in June.

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

Prior to Wednesday, Northam gave his last update two weeks ago on Nov. 18.

This was his second update since announcing new coronavirus restrictions that are now in effect across all of Virginia.

All public and private in-person gatherings are now limited to just 25 people, all Virginians ages five and over are required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces.

The on-site sale, consumption, and possession of alcohol is prohibited after 10 p.m. in any restaurant, dining establishment, food court, brewery, microbrewery, distillery, winery, or tasting room and those establishments must close by midnight.

Northam did not announce any new restrictions during his update.


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