Hampton Roads, Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
30,000 homeowners have chosen new look to do their roof. 2 21 Here on double D T o P And this just in to the W T o P newsroom. Virginia governor Ralph Northam, speaking right now says there's a concerning rise in Corona virus cases in the Hampton Roads area, and he's now issuing an executive order. And public health emergency in that area. It'll begin midnight Thursday night, and it effectively closes all the bars in the Hampton Roads area. All restaurants must close at midnight. Indoor dining will be reduced to 50% capacity in public and private social gatherings of more than 50 people is banned again. This is an executive order for the Hampton Roads area. However, in northern Virginia, the news from the governor's more positive cases have dropped there. By 2/3 since the peak in late May. It's happened because people are doing the right thing. And following the guidelines, now governor North from also says he nursing homes in the Commonwealth. Things have turned around weeks ago. Nursing homes accounted for about Ah, third of Virginia's virus cases. But now just 1% of the cases are in nursing homes, and this is an ongoing briefing. We'll have more details coming up soon here on Double GOP. Now we continue to monitor the Corona virus situation in Major League baseball. Now that form or Miami Marlins players and coaches have tested positive. That brings the total number on the team to 17. Doctor Anthony Foulke isn't willing just yet to call for canceling the season, but he's watching closely, but you just have to watch this. This could put it in danger. I don't believe they need to stop. But we just need to follow this and see what happens with other teams on a day by day basis of government's top infectious disease experts spoke on ABC is Good Morning America, the Marlins Orioles game in the Yankees Phillies game or postpone tonight. The outbreak has lead to questions about the viability of the rest of the 2020 season. Warren Sports Coming up to 45 here on double D T o P. The Corona virus pandemic is called attention to many health issues, among them patient and healthcare worker safety. On a retired anesthesiologist is combining walking and baseball to.