Virginia Gov. Northam to make ‘major announcement’ Monday afternoon regarding COVID-19

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RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has said he will be making “a major announcement” on Monday afternoon in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to a tweet from Governor Northam, the announcement will be made during his press conference at 2 p.m.

News Channel 11 will carry Governor Northam’s presser on-air.

You can watch the press conference and announcement at 2 p.m. on the Live Video portion of our website or on the WJHL Facebook page.

On Monday, the Virginia Department of Health reported 1,020 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.

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So far, 25 deaths have been attributed to the coronavirus in Virginia, according to VDH.

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