For more than a year, it’s what we’ve all been waiting for. And now, it’s almost here.
Ever since COVID-19 restrictions were first put in place in Virginia in March 2020, one thing that has united all of us is a desire get beyond the need for restrictions, limits on social gatherings, social distancing and masking requirements, etc.
With rising vaccination numbers and falling cases, Virginians have now reached a point where this is possible. Some of those restrictions are due to be eased on Saturday. The maximum number of individuals permitted in a social gathering will be 100 people for indoor settings; 250 for outdoor settings (up from 50 and 100, respectively). Capacity for entertainment venues and recreational sporting events will also increase.
During a briefing last week, Gov. Northam said that, if numbers continue to improve, he hopes to lift emergency restrictions on public gatherings and social distancing requirements by June 15, also raising the possibility that he ...
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