Virginia Issues ‘Stay at Home’ Order through June 10
Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia issued a statewide “Stay at Home” order today which “takes effect immediately and will remain in place until June 10, 2020”.
Governor Northam says this order is necessary “to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus”.
“Individuals may leave their residence for allowable travel, including to seek medical attention, work, care for family or household members, obtain goods and services like groceries, prescriptions, and others”.
Violation of the order is punishable by “confinement in jail for not more than twelve months and a fine of not more than $2,500”.
Currently, Virginia has 1,020 confirmed cases of the coronavirus with 25 deaths.