Governor Northam talked about how after testing every resident in a nursing home in Virginia for COVID-19, 53 of the residents who tested positive showed no symptoms. This is just one indicator of how this insidious virus can infect so many people without the slightest physical sign.
Today, the Governor provided more information on COVID-19’s spread, emergency hospital locations, and the obtaining of more Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for our frontline healthcare providers.
There has been a huge development today - Governor Northam just issued a Stay at Home order. The details of his order can be found in the next section below, but basically, this means that we all have to do our part and stay at home during this difficult situation.
You’ve heard a lot of instructions over the past few weeks. You’ve seen a lot of your favorite stores and businesses close. And I know you have had to do without spending time with your friends and family, I thank you immensely for doing your part to make sure everyone is safe.
The Governor in his regularly scheduled Coronavirus press conference briefing today talked about the increasing capacity of our healthcare providers, as well as other updates.
Today, Governor Northam reported that a surge in the supply of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) will soon arrive in Virginia. The details of this will also be found in the next section.