Northam announces new coronavirus restrictions in Hampton Roads

Gov. Northam says he’s issuing an executive order that is effective at 12 a.m. Friday that will impose tighter restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Hampton Roads, which includes:

  • No alcohol sold after 10 p.m.
  • Restaurants close at midnight
  • 50 percent capacity limit at restaurants, food courts, breweries, wineries, etc.
  • Parties limited to 50 people

Northam says the first two restrictions effectively close bars, a major source of COVID-19 spread in the region.

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