RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is lifting some coronavirus restrictions starting Monday, March 1 in a pathway out of the pandemic.
One of the biggest changes will be an end to the commonwealth’s current stay-at-home curfew from midnight to 5 a.m.
Other changes include:
- Alcohol sales allowed until midnight - has been until 10 p.m.
- Overnight summer camps can open May 1 with mitigation measures.
- Outdoor social gatherings increase to 25 people - up from 10. Indoor gatherings remain capped at 10 people.
- Outdoor entertainment at 30% capacity - capped at 1,000 people.
- Indoor entertainment at 30% capacity - capped at 250
Last week, Governor Northam amended Executive Order Seventy-Two to increase the number of spectators permitted at outdoor youth sporting events to 250.
On Wednesday, the Virginia Health Department reported 568,946 total COVID-19 cases in Virginia, a 1,907 case increase in the past 24 hours.
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