Coronavirus USA Updates: Virginia to require face coverings in public

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Coronavirus USA Updates: Virginia to require face coverings in public
Coronavirus USA Updates: Virginia to require face coverings in public

Everyone ages 10 and above in Virginia must wear a face covering when inside or at a public place starting this Friday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said.

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This includes while on public transportation, while inside all personal care and grooming establishments, and while inside food and beverage establishments.

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Exceptions are for eating, drinking and exercising, as well as if health conditions prevent residents from wearing a covering, he said.

Law enforcement will not have a role in making sure that people wear masks, Northam said.

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Virginia has over 39,000 cases of the coronavirus. At least 1,236 people have died.

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