Gov. Northam gives police ability to enforce gathering limit of 10 people

Published: Mar. 17, 2020 at 6:19 PM EDT
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Governor Ralph Northam has issued an order that gives law enforcement the ability to enforce the limit of 10-person gatherings across the Commonwealth.

According to a release, this applies to the number of customers present at restaurants, fitness centers and theaters.

“I hope that everyone will have the common sense to stay home tonight and in the days ahead,” said Governor Northam. “This order will ensure that state and local officials have the tools they need to keep people safe."

to read the full order.

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