Gov. Ralph Northam gave an update on the coronavirus in the commonwealth on Monday afternoon.
During his update, he announced that he had issued an emergency order to help hospitals.
As of Monday, Virginia is reporting 1,278,739 cases of the coronavirus across the commonwealth since March 2020.
The Virginia Department of Health reports that 68.1% of all Virginians have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Monday’s news conference will be his 24th briefing regarding COVID-19 since he ended his bi-weekly conferences back in June 2020.
This was his first update since September 27.