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Gov. Northam's bullet points on the three phases of reopening Virginia

Gov. Northam's bullet points on the three phases of reopening Virginia

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Phase I looks like this:

- Safer at home — especially if you are vulnerable

- No social gatherings of more than 10 individuals

- Continued social distancing

- Continued teleworking

- Face coverings recommended in public

- Easing limits on business and faith communities

Phase I: Guidelines for all businesses

- Physical distancing

- Enhanced cleaning and disinfection

- Enhanced workplace safety

(Phase I could last two to four weeks or longer.)

Phase II looks like this:

- Stay at home for vulnerable populations

- No social gatherings of more than 50 individuals

- Continued social distancing

- Continued teleworking

- Face coverings recommended in public

- Further easing business limitations

(Phase II could last two to four weeks or longer.)

Phase III: Longer term

To move to Phase III, we’re looking for no evidence of rebound for a sustained period of time.

Phase III looks like this:

- Safer at home for vulnerable populations

- Remove ban on social gatherings

- Remove capacity limits in establishments

- Continue heightened cleaning and disinfection

- Possible other measures

(Phase III could be 10-12 weeks away, or more.)


Watch highlights from Gov. Northam's Monday news conference on COVID-19 in Virginia

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