According to the Virginia Department of Health, there are currently 51 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Commonwealth. While over 400 people have already been tested for the virus.

Governor Ralph Northam has declared a State of Emergency in Virginia. According to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), the Commonwealth has at least 17 “presumptive positive” cases of the coronavirus. 

Despite the mounting pressure, Gov. Northam is digging in, determined not to resign.

Despite the growing tension. Gov. Northam released a statement identifying his intentions to serve out the remainder of his term.

In a speech that focused on unification and equality, Obama endorsed Northam as the candidate that can unify the people.